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Peter Senior

  • Birthplace: Singapore, Malaysia
  • Residence: Hope Island, Queensland, Australia
  • Birth Date: 07/31/1959
  • Age: 50
  • Height: 5-6
  • Eligibility Code: 15
  • Turned Pro: 1978

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Other Victories

(26): 1979 South Australasian Open. 1984 Queensland Open, Honeywell Classic. 1986 PLM Open. 1987 Rich River Classic, U-Bix Classic, Queensland PGA Championship, Johnnie Walker Monte Carlo Open. 1989 New South Wales PGA Championship, Australian PGA Championship, Australian Open, Johnnie Walker Classic. 1990 Panasonic European Open. 1991 Australian Masters, Johnnie Walker Classic. 1992 Benson and Hedges International Open, Bridgestone ASO Open. 1993 Heineken Classic, Chunichi Crowns. 1994 Canon Challenge. 1995 Australian Masters, Dunlop Open. 1996 Canon Challenge, Greg Norman Holden Classic. 1997 Canon Challenge. 2003 Australian PGA Championship.

2010 Champions Tour Money and Position

$150,420 (26)

Champions Tour Best Round

64 at Round 1, Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.

Champions Tour Highlights

Had an impressive Champions Tour debut, finishing T11 at The ACE Group Classic after successive rounds of 71...Finished T14 at the Toshiba Classic...Successfully earned a spot in the 2010 British Open at St. Andrews after taking one of the three top positions at International Final Qualifying-Australasia in January at Kingston Heath GC in Melbourne. Will make his 18th overall appearance and fifth at St. Andrews after posting rounds of 70-67 at in Australia.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

T2-- The International.

Career Highlights

2009: Earned fully-exempt status for the 2010 Champions Tour after claiming medalist honors at the 2009 National Qualifying Tournament at the TPC Scottsdale in Arizona. Trailed Steve Haskins by five strokes after 54 holes, but final-round 66 earned a three-stroke win on the Champions course. After making double bogey on the ninth hole, fell out of the top five, but had five birdies over his last nine holes to best Haskins, Ronnie Black and Joe Ozaki. Was the first Australian to claim medalist honors at the Qualifying Tournament and the eighth international player to finish first at the event...After turning 50 at the end of July, made three appearances on the European Senior Tour and posted top-five efforts in all three events. Finished second to Tony Johnstone at the Travis Perkins Senior Masters and T2 behind England's Peter Mitchell in the Casa Serena Open in Prague, Czech Republic. Debuted on the circuit with a fourth-place finish at the Scottish Senior Open...Also lost in a playoff to Michael Harwood at the Australian Senior Open at Royal Perth after being up four strokes after 54 holes...Made three appearances on the European Tour prior to turning 50 and was T14 at the Johnnie Walker Classic.

Personal

Career was threatened by putting problems until Sam Torrance converted him to the broom handle model... Hosts an annual pro-am to raise funds for the Cancer Research Unit at the Royal Brisbane Children's Hospital and the event has raised more than $1.2 million...When in the army in Singapore, his dad introduced him to golf with a starter set to keep him out of trouble...Admires people who work hard and excel at what they do...Favorite golf courses are Kingston Heath in Australia, Carnoustie in Scotland and Pebble Beach in the United States...Enjoys reading anything by Wilbur Smith...Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods...Has had 10 career holes-in-one...Low professional round is a 62 while playing in the Rich River Classic in Australia...Recently sold his stake in a pawnbroking business, Cash Converters, that he co-owned with his brother in Australia.

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