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Michael Campbell

  • Birthplace: Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand
  • Residence: Wellington, New Zealand & Brighton, England
  • Age: 39
  • Turned Pro: 1993
  • Eligibility Code: 2

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Player Notes

Michael started playing golf at the age of 10, encouraged by his father for whom he served as caddie. . .His great-great-great-grandfather Sir Logan Campbell was Scottish and emigrated from Edinburgh to New Zealand in 1845. . .The strongly built, amiable Maori from Wellington led New Zealand to top amateur honors in the 1992 Eisenhower Trophy. 1992 was also a great year for him as he won the Australian and New South Wales Amateur Championships and was named the New Zealand Young Sportsman of the Year and Australasian Amateur Golfer of the Year. He won the 1991 New Zealand Maori Championship and was runner-up in the 1992 World Individual Eisenhower Trophy. Played on the Australian Tour in 93, he was their Rookie of the Year in '93. He now plays full time on the PGA European Tour. . .Member of 2000 & '05 Presidents Cup Team.

Career Victories

European Tour
8 - 2000 Johnnie Walker Classic, Heineken Classic, Linde German Masters, 2001 Heineken Classic, 2002 Smurfit European Open, Nissan Irish Open, 2005 U.S. Open, HSBC World Match Play Championship.

PGA Tour
1 - 2005 U.S. Open

Other
1992 Australian Amateur Championship, 1993 Canon Challenge, 1994 St. Louis Open (Tommy Armour Tour), Memorial Olivier Barras, Bank Austria Open, Audi Quattro Open. 1995 Alfred Dunhill Masters (indo), 2000 Crown Lager Mew Zealand Open, Ericsson Masters.

Career Summary

1993 Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; in money - 9; Top-10 finishes - 4; money - $117,169 (ranked 7th); won Canon Challenge.

1994 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 4; in money - 3; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.33; money - (Euro) 6,247 or ?4,462 (ranked 208th); best finish - T34th, Open V33 and Cannes Open.

1995 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.99 (ranked 6th); money - (Euro) 561,368 or ?400,977 (ranked 5th); best finish - T2nd, Volvo PGA Championship and Collingtree British Masters.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 3; in money - 3; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 69.88; money - $141,388 (ranked 135th); best finish -T3rd , British Open, T17th PGA Championship.

1996 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 10; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.65; money - (Euro) 61,998 or ?44,284 (ranked 120th); best finish -T13th, Linde German Masters.

1997 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.45 (ranked 103rd); money - (Euro) 114,516 or ?81,797 (ranked 81st); best finish -T7th, German Open.

1999 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.01 (ranked 13th); money - (Euro) 269,688 or ?192,634 (ranked 41st); best finish -T7th, Standard Life Loch Lomond and Volvo Masters.

2000 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 11; scoring average - 70.25 (ranked 3rd); money - (Euro) 1,993,550 or ?1,185,614 (ranked 4th); Winner, Johnnie Walker Classic, Heineken Classic and Linde German Masters.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; rounds played - 16; in money - 4; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $321,723 (ranked 141st - unofficial); best finish -9th at the American Express Championship. On the ANZ Order of Merit finished third for 2000/2001 with earnings of $Aus484,732.

2000 Stats
scoring average - 70.76 / (n/a); driving distance - 277.9 / (n/a); driving accuracy -61.2% / (n/a); GIR - 63.9% / (n/a); putting - 1.795 / (n/a); birdie average - 3.31 per rd / (n/a) / total birdies -; sand saves - 66.7% / (n/a); scrambling - 52.7% / (n/a); all-around rank - / (n/a).

2001 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 70.84 (ranked 35th); money - (Euro)1,065,465 or ?662,462 (ranked 12th); Winner, Heineken Classic.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 10; rounds played - 28; in money - 6; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $326,191 (ranked 152nd-unofficial); best finish -T9th at the Accenture Match Play Championship.

2002 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.56 (ranked 9th); money - (Euro)1,325,404 or ?845,094 (ranked 8th); Winner, Smurfit European Open.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; rounds played - 30; in money - 6; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $831,500 (ranked 82nd-unofficial); best finish -2nd at the Bay Hill Invitational.

2003 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.95 (ranked 112th); money - (Euro)881,999 or ?614,938 (ranked 15th); Winner, Nissan Irish Open.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 14; rounds played - 31; in money - 5; Top-10 finishes - 0; money - $107,814; (ranked 205th); best finish - T33rd at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

2004 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.88 (ranked 92nd); money - (Euro)748,985 or ?517,942 (ranked 28th); best finish - 2nd Barclays Scottish Open.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; rounds played - 16; in money - 4; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.16; money - $86,006; best finish - T20th, British Open.

2005 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 71.08 (ranked 37th); money - (Euro)2,496,269 or ?1,687,227 (ranked 2nd); Winner, U.S. Open & HSBC World Match Play Championship.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; rounds played - 20; in money - 5; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $1,661,810.44; (ranked 46 - unofficial); best finish - Win at the U.S. Open.

2006 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.29 (ranked 46th); money - (Euro)784,915 or ?525,818 (ranked 31st); best finish - T3rd , Open de France Alstom.

2006 Notes
After T4th in the Mercedes, didn't crack the top-15 for the rest of the year on the PGA Tour. Played as a non-member.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 10; rounds played - 26; in money - 5; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $515,982; (ranked 153rd unofficial); best finish - T4th at the Mercedes Championships.

2007 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 72.24 (ranked 156th); money - (Euro)590,205 or ?414,014 (ranked 55th); best finish - T2nd, Blue Chip New Zealand Open.

2007 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; rounds played - 24; in money - 5; Top-10 Finishes - 0; money - $159,832; (ranked N/A); best finish - T33rd at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

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