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Stephen Gallacher

ScotlandScotland

Start Position
31
Current Position
To Par: +11
Total Strokes: 74 - 77 : 151
T93   T124
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Updated: Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 04:13 PM
  • Birthplace: Dechmont, Scotland
  • Residence: Bathgate, Scotland
  • Age: 37
  • Turned Pro: 1995
  • Eligibility Code: ELIGIBILITY CODE: 12

Restored to full health in 2010 after requiring a medical exemption due to the effects of a debilitating viral infection, sarcoidosis, which attacked his lungs and joints. Eended up enjoying the second most profitable season of his 15-year career. A rise from 206th to 26th in The Race to Dubai was the reward for consistent play, which brought three top-four finishes. It was a reminder of his performances in 2004 when, exactly 35 years after his uncle, the former Ryder Cup Captain Bernard Gallacher, won his first professional title, Stephen made his long-awaited winning breakthrough at St. Andrews, winning the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship via a sudden-death play-off against Graeme McDowell ... His most recent illness was not the first time he has been incapacitated as, having won his card at the first attempt in 1995, a back injury in the summer of 1996 - sustained after removing his luggage from an airport carousel - meant he did not play from June onwards that year. Won the Scottish Amateur Match Play and Stroke Play Championships to set alongside his Lytham Trophy success. A member of the victorious Walker Cup side at Royal Porthcawl in 1995.

PGA European Tour Victories

2004 Dunhill Links Championship