(4): 1996 Indonesian PGA Championship. 1998 Interlaken Open [Eur Chall], Alliance Open [Eur Chall]. 2006 Australian Open [Aus].
2009 PGA TOUR Money and Position
2009 PGA TOUR Best Finishes
Buick Open. T4--
Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, St. Jude Classic presented by FedEx. 7--
HP Byron Nelson Championship. T9--
The 50th Bob Hope Classic hosted by Arnold Palmer.
PGA TOUR Best Round
64 at Round 4, The 50th Bob Hope Classic hosted by Arnold Palmer.
64 at Round 4, HP Byron Nelson Championship.
64 at Round 4, St. Jude Classic presented by FedEx.
64 at Round 1, Buick Open.
PGA TOUR Highlights
Bolstered by rounds of 65-64 in the third and fourth rounds, notched his first top-10 of the season at the 50th Bob Hope Classic (T9)...Turned in one of the few under-par final rounds (3-under) to finish T4 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational...Entered Shell Houston Open with 223 consecutive holes without a three-putt (dating to 11th hole, final round, 2009 Buick Invitational). Streak ended when he four-putted the par-3 16th hole in the final round (292 holes). Finished T31 after holding 36-hole co-lead...Finished seventh on the strength of 65-64 on the weekend at HP Byron Nelson Championship...Final-round 64 at the St. Jude Classic vaulted him into a T4, his fourth top-10 of the season...Led the Buick Open after 36 holes at 14-under before 71-70 on the weekend earned a T2, his best result since a T2 at the 2008 Transitions Championship.
Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes
John Deere Classic.
2008 Season Highlights
Recorded three top finishes including a second for the second consecutive year at the PODS Championship...Finished at 5-under-par 283 at the Buick Invitational, placing T8...Posted a 4-under 67 in the final round of the PODS Championship to finish T2 and two strokes behind Sean O'Hair. It was the second runner-up finish of his career, with both coming at Innisbrook. In 2006, recorded a 5-under 66 on the final day to finish one stroke behind Mark Calcavecchia...Posted 3-under-par 67s in three of the four rounds at the Wyndham Championship in August to finish T6 at Sedgefield CC.
2007: After collecting his first victory in 2006, enjoyed a steady season with 21 cuts made out of 27 starts, including a runner-up finish early in the season at the PODS Championship and a career-best five top-10s...Finished T2 at the PODS Championship, his best finish on the PGA TOUR since winning the 2006 John Deere Classic. Final-round 66 featured seven birdies and left him one shot shy of eventual champion Mark Calcavecchia...Recorded his first career top-10 finish at a major championship with a T4 at the PGA Championship. Bogeyed the first three holes of his final round before settling down with a 32 on the final nine and a round of 71...Ended the year just behind Tiger Woods in second in greens in regulation percentage, at 70.33%. 2006: Had a career year, with $1,650,674 in earnings on the strength of a victory and three top-10s...After notching three straight top-10s in December in homeland of Australia, began 2006 PGA TOUR season with T5 finish at Bob Hope Chrysler Classic...Posted rounds of 64-69-64-68--265 to claim first TOUR victory in 139th career TOUR start at the John Deere Classic. Entered final round with a three-stroke lead over Patrick Sheehan and Heath Slocum, and edged J.P. Hayes by one stroke to become the fifth Aussie to win on TOUR in 2006...Recorded a hole-in-one on the par-3 13th hole at Royal Liverpool GC during third round of the British Open, finished T35. 2005: Finished in the top 100 on the money list for the first time in his four-year career...Birdied four of his last five holes on Sunday at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic to finish T6, topping his previous career best, a T9 at the 2004 Bank of America Colonial and 2002 Air Canada Championship. 2004: Secured his card by finishing in the top 125 for the third straight season since joining the TOUR in 2002...Jumped from T37 through three rounds to T9 finish at the Bank of America Colonial after a final-round, 5-under 65, his second career top-10 (T9, 2002 Air Canada Championship)...Was two strokes back of the lead through 36 holes at the Valero Texas Open after opening with rounds of 66-65. Finished 21st and collected $42,000, good enough to secure his card for the 2005 season...Shared first-round lead with Harrison Frazar and Glen Day at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic, but finished T14. 2003: Earned $601,670 but did not post a top-10. Best finish was a T13 at the inaugural Deutsche Bank Championship. 2002: Half of the 22 rookies who began the season finished in the top 125, and the Australian was one of them, thanks to eight top-25s...Picked up first career top-10, a T9, in his 24th event, the Air Canada Championship in September. 2001: Earned TOUR card at first trip to finals of TOUR Qualifying Tournament...Member of European Tour 1999-2001 and played at least a half-dozen events per year on PGA TOUR of Australasia since 1992. 1999: Highest finish on European Tour Order of Merit came when he was 69th. 1998: Won twice on European Challenge Tour.
If he wasn't playing golf would be "working on the sheep and cattle station owned by the in-laws."
Earned TOUR card at first trip to finals of PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament in 2001...Played the PGA TOUR in 2003, placing 131st on the money list...Member of European Tour 1999-2001 and has played at least half a dozen events per year on Australasian Tour since 1996...Won twice on European Challenge Tour in 1998...Highest finish on European Tour Order of Merit came in 1999 when he was 69th.