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Brian Davis

  • Birthplace: London, England
  • Residence: Windermere, Fla.
  • Birthdate: August 2, 1974
  • Age: 33 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1994
  • Eligibility Code: 12

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Player Notes

Split his year between playing on the US PGA Tour and The European Tour. Came close to winning on his first European Tour start of the year when he lost out to Thomas Bj?rn in a play-off for The Daily Telegraph Dunlop Masters, and finished the year in 62nd place on the Order of Merit, while 98th on the US PGA Tour Money List. Won his maiden title, the Open de Espa?a at the PGA Golf de Catalunya in May 2000 when he met his wife to be, Julie, a former air stewardess and daughter of former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence. Enjoyed his best season in 2003, breaking into the Top-10 on the Order of Merit in ninth place assisted by 11 Top-10 finishes, including third in the year-ending Volvo Masters. Began the next season on a high note, winning the ANZ Championship in Australia which set up appearances in all four Majors in 2004. In 1998, he contracted chickenpox on flight home to the UK from South Africa. Taken ill with the virus in Dubai and spent a week in intensive care with seriously high blood clot levels. Became the first Englishman to win the US PGA Tour Qualifying School finals at the end of 2004, shooting a 17 under par total of 415 to win by one stroke.

Career Victories

European Tour
2 - 2000 Peugeot Open De Espana, 2004 ANZ Championship.

Career Summary

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.57 (ranked 93rd); money - GBP 82,654 (ranked 79th); best finish -T11th, Benson & Hedges International, TNT Dutch Open and Volvo Scandinavian Masters.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.48 (ranked 110th); money - $159,428 or GBP 113,877 (ranked 74th); best finish -T5th, Deutsche Bank SAP TPC.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 71.63 (ranked 49th); money - $465,336 or GBP 276,747 (ranked 29th); Winner, Peugeot Open de Espana.

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.09 (ranked 53rd); money - $386,812 or GBP 240,504 (ranked 53rd); best finish -T3rd, Telefonica Open de Madrid.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 71.22 (ranked T42nd); money - $548,352 or GBP 349,636 (ranked 39th); best finish -T2nd, Telefonica Open de Madrid.

2003 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 26; Top-10 finishes - 11; scoring average - 70.35 (ranked 5th); money - $1,245,513 or GBP 868,383 (ranked 9th); best finish -T2nd, Madeira Island Open and Algarve Open de Portugal.

2004 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.33 (ranked 46th); money - $713,960 or GBP 493,721 (ranked 31st); Winner, ANZ Championship.

2005 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; in money - 7; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.17 (ranked 136th); money - $381,247 or GBP 257,666 (ranked 62nd); best finish -T2nd Daily Telegraph Dunlop Masters.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; rounds played - 75; in money - 106; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $854,460; (ranked 98th); best finish - T-3rd at the Nissan Open

2005 Stats
scoring average - 71.01 / (86th); driving distance - 281.5 / (155th); driving accuracy - 71.7% / (8th); GIR - 65.7% / (77th); putting - 1.789 / (127th); birdie average - 3.55 per rd / (87th) / total birdies - 266; sand saves - 55.2% / (34th); all-around; rank - 579 / (38th)

2006 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; in money - 1; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $24,000 or GBP 16,220 (ranked 221st); best finish -T10th, Algarve Open de Portugal

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; rounds played - 90; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $762,281; (ranked 113th); best finish - 7T- at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

2006 Stats
scoring average - 71.14 / (102nd); driving distance - 286.6 / (115th); driving accuracy - 70.0% / (22nd); GIR - 65.3% / (97th); putting - 1.790 / (129th); birdie average - 3.52 per rd / (95th) / total birdies - 317; sand saves - 50.0% / (81st); all-around; rank - 744 / (92nd).

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