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Nathan Green

  • Birthplace: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
  • Residence: Toronto, New South Wales, Australia
  • Birth Date: May 13, 1975
  • height: 5-8
  • Turned Pro: 1998

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PGA TOUR Victories

(1) 2009,RBC Canadian Open.

International Victories

(3): 2000 Queensland PGA Championship [Aus], Benefit Partners/NRCS Classic [Can]. 2006 Blue Chip New Zealand Open [Eur].

2009 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$1,354,557 (44)

2009 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

P1-- RBC Canadian Open.

PGA TOUR Best Round

65 at Round 2, The 50th Bob Hope Classic hosted by Arnold Palmer. 65 at Round 2, RBC Canadian Open.

PGA TOUR Highlights

Shot a final-round 68 in the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club to get into a playoff with Retief Goosen, and made a two-putt par on the second playoff hole to record his first PGA TOUR title. Prior to his Monday-finish victory, counted a playoff loss to Tiger Woods at the 2006 Buick Invitational as his best TOUR performance. Rain plagued the tournament all week, with players finishing their third rounds early Monday and then moving right into the final round. Green and Goosen were the only two players all week to record four sub-70 rounds.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- RBC Canadian Open.

2008 Season Highlights

Finished outside of the top 100 (No. 113) on the money list for the first time in his career. Managed 17 made cuts in 30 starts with six top-25 finishes...Recorded his lone top-10 finish of the season with a third-place showing at The Honda Classic. Weekend rounds of 68-67 marked the low final 36 of any player in the event and allowed him to move from T27 to third.

Career Highlights

Member of the Nationwide Tour in 2002 and 2004-05, PGA TOUR in 2006-08 and Member of the Australasian Tour since 1998. 2007: In just his second season on the PGA TOUR, made 22 cuts in 29 starts and finished in the top-25 nine times...Recorded the second double eagle of the 2007 season at the Verizon Heritage. Double eagle in the second round at the par-5 second hole enabled him to play the hole in 6-under par for the tournament...Just two weeks after his 32nd birthday in May, finished T5 at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial for his best finish since the 2006 THE INTERNATIONAL (9th). Two of his eight career top-10s have come at Colonial (T4/2006)...Held the 36- and 54-hole leads at the John Deere Classic before a final-round 71 dropped him to T3, his best effort of the season...Played in three of the four PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup events and posted two top-20 finishes - Deutsche Bank Championship (T17) and BMW Championship (T14). 2006: Made the cut in 24 of 30 starts on TOUR, including six top-10s, second-most among rookies behind Trevor Immelman's eight...One of eight rookies to earn more than $1 million...Began season at World No. 347 and moved up to No. 120 at season's end...Closed with weekend rounds of 65-64 to finish fifth at the Sony Open in Hawaii in first cut made in two career starts on TOUR...In second start as a TOUR member, lost in a three-man playoff at the Buick Invitational that included winner Tiger Woods and Jose Maria Olazabal. Was eliminated after first extra hole...Made the cut in 13 straight tournaments prior to missing the cut at the final full-field event of the season, the Chrysler Championship. In doing so, fell from 38th on the money list to 41st and missed out on a chance at making his first Masters Tournament (top 40 on final money list)...Shot a final-round 65 in early December to claim his first European Tour title at the Blue Chip New Zealand Open. 2005: Finished 18th on the Nationwide Tour money list to earn his initial PGA TOUR card...Was propelled by a T2 at the Jacob's Creek Open in his native Australia in first start of the season and T3s at the Alberta Classic and Albertsons Boise Open. 2004: Ranked No. 39 on the Nationwide Tour. 2003: Finished T2 at the Henrico County Open. His 26-under total matched the Nationwide Tour's previous all-time record, first set by Chris Smith at the 1997 Omaha Classic. 2002: Lone top-10 on Nationwide Tour was a T9 at the LaSalle Bank Open. 2001: Missed the cut at the British Open in his only PGA TOUR start to that point...Made the cut in all eight events during the 2001 season. Runner-up in consecutive weeks, including one-shot losses to Colin Montgomerie at the Ericsson Masters and Peter Lonard at the ANZ Championship. Ended the season No. 5 on the Order of Merit. 2000: Won the Queensland PGA Championship in Australia and the Benefit Partners/NRCS Classic on the Canadian Tour.

Personal

Represented New South Wales in soccer...Formerly worked in a crematorium his parents manage in Valentine. Also worked in a pro shop at Westside GC in Newcastle...Biggest thrill in golf was making a hole-in-one for $500,000 at the Ericsson Masters...After being introduced to the game by his brother, he used his grandmother's clubs.

PGA TOUR Playoff Record

1-1

Other Information

Rookie on the PGA TOUR after finishing 18th on the 2005 Nationwide Tour money list. Was propelled by a T2 at the Jacob's Creek Open in his native Australia in first start of the season and T3s at the Alberta Classic and Albertsons Boise Open. Member of the Nationwide Tour in 2002 and 2004-05. Ranked No. 39 on the final money list in 2004. Finished T2 at the 2003 Henrico County Open. His 26-under total matched the Nationwide Tour's previous all-time record, first set by Chris Smith at the 1997 Omaha Classic. Lone top-10 on 2002 Nationwide Tour was a T9 at the LaSalle Bank Open. Missed the cut at the 2001 British Open in his only PGA TOUR start. Member of the Australasian Tour since 1998. Made the cut in all eight events during the 2001 season. Runner-up in consecutive weeks, including one-shot losses to Colin Montgomerie at the Ericsson Masters and Peter Lonard at the ANZ Championship. Ended the season No. 5 on the Order of Merit. Won the 2000 Queensland PGA Championship in Australia and the 2000 Benefit Partners/NRCS Classic on the Canadian Tour. Represented New South Wales in soccer. Formerly worked in a crematorium his parents manage in Valentine. Also worked in a pro shop at Westside GC in Newcastle. Biggest thrill in golf was making a hole-in-one for $500,000 at the Ericsson Masters. After being introduced to the game by his brother, he used his grandmother's clubs.

National Teams

World Cup (1), 2007.

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