The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
A PGA of America Event. Click to learn more
Players

Denis O'sullivan

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
  • Residence: Cork, Ireland
  • Birthdate: March 10, 1948
  • Age: 57
  • Turned Pro: 1998
Player Notes

Turned professional in 1998 after turning 50. Joined the European Seniors tour where he won twice in 2000. . .Started the 2003 season as the only Seniors Tour member to have won a tournament in each of the previous three campaigns. That run came to an end when he was unable to add to his haul of five victories during 2003 but not through want of trying. The Irishman performed admirably for most of the season and during that time he accumulated no less than four second place finishes. Those performances helped him to accumulate a total of ?130,427 and finish inside the top ten on the Order of Merit for the third time in the last four seasons. They also helped him to climb up to eighth place on the Seniors Tour career money list with career earnings of ?688,259. Hails from Cork and is one of a number of career amateurs who turned professional in order to compete on the Seniors Tour. A former Irish Amateur champion, he represented his country on numerous occasions before switching codes in 1997.

Career Victories

European Seniors Tour
6 - 2000 Dan Technology Senior Tournament Of Champions, Abu Dhabi Seniors Tour Championship, 2001 Palmerston Trophy Berlin, STC Scandinavian International, 2002 Tunisian Seniors Open. 2005 DGM Barbados Open

Other
1985 Irish Amateur Championship, 1990 Irish Amateur Stroke Play Championship

Career Summary

1998 European Seniors Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; top-10 finishes - 4; stroke average 71.58; Euro ?76,986 (ranked 9th); best finish 2nd, West of Ireland Seniors Championship, Elf Seniors Open & T2nd Efteling European Trophy

1999 European Seniors Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; top-10 finishes - 0; stroke average 72.75; Euro ?32,598 (ranked 33rd); best finish T11th, AIB Irish Seniors Open

2000 European Seniors Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; top-10 finishes - 6; stroke average 71.76; Euro ?156,966 (ranked 3rd); winner Dan Technology Senior Tournament Of Champions, Abu Dhabi Seniors Tour Championship.

2001 European Seniors Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; top-10 finishes - 9; Euro ?165,920 (ranked 3rd); winner Palmerston Trophy Berlin, STC Scandinavian International.

2002 European Seniors Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; top-10 finishes - 3; Euro ?64,432 (ranked 34th); best finish, T8th, Travis Perkins Senior Masters.

2003 European Seniors Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; top-10 finishes - 8; Euro ?130,427 (ranked 8th); best finish, T2nd DeVere PGA Seniors Championship, Nigell Mansell Classic, Daily Telegraph Turismo Andaluz Seniors Match Play Championship, Merseyside English Seniors.

©2005 PGA/Turner Sports Interactive. All Rights Reserved.
Send all feedback / comments to webmaster@pga.com. Sales inquiries contact sales@pga.com.
PGA.com Privacy Policy / Terms of Use.