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<h2 class='cufonH2'> Greg  Chalmers</h2>

Greg Chalmers

Colleyville, TX

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Updated: Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 06:58 PM
  • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
  • Residence: Colleyville, TX
  • Age: 36
  • Turned Pro: 1995

Nationwide Tour Victories

(2) 2005,Albertsons Boise Open Pres'd by First Health. 2008,Henrico County Open.

International Victories

(2): 1997 ANZ Players Championship [Aus]. 1998 Holden Australian Open [Aus].

2010 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$454,108 (76)

2010 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

5-- Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

PGA TOUR Best Round

65 at Round 3, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

PGA TOUR Highlights

Posted his first top-10 of the season in his 10th start of the year with a fifth place at Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Was one of five Australians to finish in the top-10 at TPC Louisiana.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

T2-- Kemper Insurance Open, Buick Open.

2009 Season Highlights

Despite a slow start to his season, missing his first four cuts, managed eight top-25 finishes. Rallied in his seventh start with his first of two top-10s...First top-10 was T4 at the 2009 Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular...Held a two-stroke lead through 36 holes at the U.S. Bank Championship after opening 64-67. One off Frank Lickliter's 54-hole lead, but posted final-round 71 playing in final group on Sunday to fade to T15...Equaled career-best finish with a T2 at Buick Open where he was the only player in the field to shoot all four rounds in the 60s. Finished three behind Tiger Woods. Jumped 45 spots to No. 77 in the FedExCup standings...Finished second to Tiger Woods in mid-November at the JBWere Australian Masters by two strokes.

Career Highlights

2009: Despite a slow start to his season, missing his first four cuts, managed eight top-25 finishes. Rallied in his seventh start with his first of two top-10s...First top-10 was T4 at the 2009 Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular...Held a two-stroke lead through 36 holes at the U.S. Bank Championship after opening 64-67. One off Frank Lickliter's 54-hole lead, but posted final-round 71 playing in final group on Sunday to fade to T15...Equaled career-best finish with a T2 at Buick Open where he was the only player in the field to shoot all four rounds in the 60s. Finished three behind Tiger Woods. Jumped 45 spots to No. 77 in the FedExCup standings...Finished second to Tiger Woods in mid-November at the JBWere Australian Masters by two strokes. 2008: Following 10 top-10 finishes highlighted by a playoff victory at the Henrico County Open, finished eighth on the Nationwide Tour money list to graduate to the PGA TOUR in 2009. 2007: Claimed three top-10 finishes on the Nationwide Tour and placed 44th on the money list. 2006: Eight made cuts in 28 PGA TOUR starts. 2005: Finished 14th on the Nationwide Tour money list thanks in large part to his first victory at the Albertsons Boise Open. Defeated Danny Ellis with a birdie on the first playoff hole. Graduated to the PGA TOUR for 2006. 2004: Fell out of top 150 (No. 156) for the first time in his career after posting just two top-10s. 2003: Fell out of the top 125 for the first time since 1999...Recorded his only top 10 of the season with a T7 at the Wachovia Championship, four strokes behind David Toms. He joined Brent Geiberger as only other player to post all four rounds under par on the week at Quail Hallow Club. 2002: Made 31 starts on the PGA TOUR, finishing in the top-25 seven times...Posted best round of tournament at Buick Invitational with final-round 63 to move from T78 to T13, matching the low final round in tournament history (Tommy Nakajima, 1984)... First top-10 came at the Greater Milwaukee Open, where four rounds in 60s produced T5...Second top-10 finish was T4 at Bell Canadian Open. Finished one stroke out of three-way playoff (champion John Rollins, Lancaster, Justin Leonard) after final-round 71. 2001: Opened the season with his best finish, a T5 at the Sony Open in Hawaii...Earned $237,000 of his $692,170 total on the West Coast Swing...Disqualified himself from the Kemper Insurance Open on Monday morning after an inadvertent rules violation. Told his fellow competitor's caddie, after a bad tee shot: "It was a 6-iron." Constitutes as advice to another player and cost him a T9 finish and $94,000. 2000: With an exceptionally strong sophomore campaign, eclipsed the $1-million mark in season winnings for the first time, earning $1,063,456 on the strength of five top-10 finishes. Those winnings also earned him distinction as fourth left-handed player in PGA TOUR history to win in excess of $1 million in a season, joining Phil Mickelson, Mike Weir and Steve Flesch. Had career-best T2 at Kemper Insurance Open. 1999: Made most of his rookie season on PGA TOUR, playing in 34 events and recording seven top-25 finishes...First top-10 of his career came at Doral-Ryder Open, a T10. 1998: Earned membership for the next season on PGA TOUR by finishing fourth at the Qualifying Tournament...Participated in two PGA TOUR events -- British Open Championship and PGA Championship...In December, defeated Stuart Appleby and Peter Senior by one stroke to win the Holden Australian Open. Became first player on Australasian Tour since Bob Shearer to win Australian Open and Australian Amateur (1993 winner). First left-hander to win Open since Claude Felstead in 1909...Also T2 at Victoria Open and third at the Australasian Tour Championship...Recorded two second-place finishes on the South Africa Tour--National Car Rental English and Turespana Masters. 1995: Australasian Tour Rookie of the Year after three top-10s...Won Foundation Tour Order of Merit...Won Western Australia Championship and Nedlands Masters. Amateur: 1994 Eisenhower Cup representative...1994 French Amateur Champion.

Personal

Nicknamed "Snake" by Australasian Tour peers...Has driven his BMW M3 for a few test laps at Texas Motor Speedway.

Nationwide Tour Playoff Record

2-0

Other Information

Returns to the PGA TOUR in 2009 after successful year on Nationwide Tour where he finished eighth on the money list. Claimed 10 top-10 finishes on the Nationwide Tour, highlighted by a playoff victory at the Henrico County Open. Claimed three top-10 finishes on the Nationwide Tour in 2007, following eight made cuts in 28 PGA TOUR starts in 2006. Finished 14th on the Nationwide Tour money list in 2005 thanks in large part to his first victory at the Albertsons Boise Open. Defeated Danny Ellis with a birdie on the first playoff hole. Fell out of top 150 (No. 156) for the first time in his career after posting just two top-10s in 2004. In 2003, finished out of the top 125 (No. 142) for the first time since 1999 with his lone top-10, a T7 at the 2003 Wachovia Championship. Made 31 starts on the PGA TOUR in 2002, finishing in the top-25 seven times. Posted best round of tournament at Buick Invitational with final-round 63 to move from T78 to T13 finish, matching the low final round in tournament history (Tommy Nakajima, 1984). Opened the 2001 season with a T5 at the Sony Open in Hawaii. Earned $237,000 of his $692,170 season total on the West Coast. Disqualified himself from the 2001 Kemper Insurance Open on Monday morning after an inadvertent rules violation. Told his fellow competitor's caddie, after a bad tee shot: "It was a 6-iron." Constitutes as advice to another player and cost him a T9 finish and $94,000. With a strong sophomore campaign in 2000, eclipsed the $1-million mark ($1,063,456) in season earnings for the first time on the strength of career-best five top-10 finishes. Those winnings also earned him distinction as fourth left-handed player in PGA TOUR history to win in excess of $1 million in a season, after Phil Mickelson, Mike Weir and Steve Flesch. Had career-best T2 at 2000 Kemper Insurance Open. Made most of his rookie season on PGA TOUR, playing in 34 events and recording seven top-25 finishes. First top-10 of his career came at 1999 Doral-Ryder Open. In 1998, became first player on Australasian Tour since Bob Shearer to win Australian Open and Australian Amateur (1993 winner). First left-hander to win Open since Claude Felstead in 1909. Australasian Tour Rookie of the Year in 1995 after three top-10s. Nicknamed "Snake" by Australasian Tour peers.