Who's who: Brett Rumford

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Who's who: Brett Rumford

  • Name:

    Brett Michael Rumford
  • Also known as:

    Rummie
  • Country:

    Australia
  • Born:

    July 27, 1977 in Perth, Western Australia.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2000

Roll of Honour

Australian Amateur champion (1998). Multiple wins on the Australasian, European, Asian and OneAsia Tours. Australasian Tour Order of Merit winner (2017).

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During his professional golfing career Rumford has been equally at home playing on the tours in Australasia, Europe, Asia and the U.S. He is known for the quality of his short game.

Top tournaments won by Brett Rumford

2017
Aus/NZ
2 & 1
€210,255
ISPS Handa

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Rumford, Brett

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

€210,255

Title sponsor

ISPS Handa

Played as the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth (Feb 16-19; Aus/Asian/Eurpn Trs event; formerly the Perth International; a revised format meant that after three rounds of strokeplay, the top 24 went into knockout matches on the final day; each match played over over 6 holes). Brett Rumford (Aus) beat Pachara Khongwatmai (Thai) 2 and 1 in the 6-hole final. Rumford also led the field by 5 shots after the three rounds of stroke play. [Lake Karrinyup CC, Perth, WA, Aus].

2017
Awards
A$313,094
see Score
Aus Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Rumford, Brett

Venue

Score

A$313,094

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Aus Tr

Rumford (Aus) won the PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit, with 2017 season earnings of A$313,094 on the Tour. Adam Bland (Aus) was second with A$292,570; Jason Norris (Aus) was third with A$273,305.

2013
Asia
Blackstone GC
277 (-11)
US$466,725
Ballantine's

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Rumford, Brett

Venue

Blackstone GC

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

US$466,725

Title sponsor

Ballantine's

Played as the Ballantine's Championship (April 25-28; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Rumford (Aus) beat Marcus Fraser (Aus) and Peter Whiteford (Scot) with an eagle-3 at the first playoff hole. This was Rumford's first win in six years. [Blackstone GC, Icheon, Seoul, S Korea].

2013
Asia
272 (-16)
US$534,120
Volvo

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Rumford, Brett

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

US$534,120

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo China Open (May 2-5; OneAsia/European Tours event). Second-placed Mikko Ilonen (Fin) finished 4 shots behind Brett Rumford (Aus), who recorded his fifth European Tour win. After a six year winless streak, Rumford recorded two wins in as many weeks, both coming in European Tour co-sanctioned events in Asia. [North course, Binhai Lake GC, Tianjin, China].

2007
Europe
268 (-16)
€333,330
Omega

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rumford, Brett

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

€333,330

Title sponsor

Omega

Played as the Omega European Masters (Sept 6-9). Rumford (Aus) beat Phillip Archer (Eng) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [GC Crans-sur-Sierre, Crans-Montana, Switzerland].

2004
Europe
274 (-14)
€316,660
Nissan

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rumford, Brett

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

€316,660

Title sponsor

Nissan

Played as the Nissan Irish Open (July 22-25). Second-placed Raphaël Jacquelin (Fra) and Padraig Harrington (Ire) finished 4 shots behind Rumford (Aus). [County Louth GC, Baltray, Drogheda, Ireland].

2003
Europe
269 (-15)
€66,660
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rumford, Brett

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

€66,660

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Aa St Omer Open (June 12-15; first time a full European Tour event). Second-placed Ben Mason (Eng) finished 5 strokes behind Rumford (Aus). [Aa St Omer Golf Club, Lumbres, Hauts-de-France, France].

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