Who's who: Craig Parry

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Who's who: Craig Parry

  • Name:

    Craig David Parry
  • Country:

    Australia
  • Born:

    Jan 12, 1966 in Sunshine, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1985

Roll of Honour

Multiple European Tour, PGA Tour and international tour winner.

Did you know?

During his professional golfing career Parry has been equally at home playing on the tours in Australasia, Europe, Asia, Japan and the U.S.

Top tournaments won by Craig Parry

2007
Aus/NZ
277 (-11)
A$315,000
MFS

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

A$315,000

Title sponsor

MFS

Played as the MFS Australian Open (Dec 13-16; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Nick O'Hern (Aus), Won Joon Lee (Aus) and Brandt Snedeker (USA) finished 1 shot behind Parry (Aus). [The Australian GC, Rosebery, Sydney, Aus].

2007
Awards
A$422,004
see Score
Aus Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Venue

Score

A$422,004

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Aus Tr

Parry (Aus) won his third PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit, with 2007 season earnings of A$422,004 on the Tour. David Smail (NZ) was second with A$168,460; Paul Sheehan (Aus) was third with A$154,439.

2005
Aus/NZ
270 (-14)
€225,368
Heineken

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

€225,368

Title sponsor

Heineken

Played as the Heineken Classic (Feb 3-6; Aus/Eurpn Trs event). Parry (Aus) beat Nick O'Hern (Aus) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. With Heineken withdrawing their sponsorship, this was the last Heineken Classic. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

Ford

Played as the Ford Championship at Doral (March 4-7). Craig Parry (Aus) beat Scott Verplank (USA) at the first playoff hole by holing out from 176 yds for an eagle-two at the 467-yard 18th. Parry recorded the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [Blue Monster course, Trump Natl Doral Resort, Miami, FL].

2002
WGC
268 (-16)
$1,000,000
NEC

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Venue

Sahalee

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$1,000,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the WGC-NEC Invitational (Aug 22-25). Second-placed Robert Allenby (Aus) and Fred Funk (USA) finished 4 shots behind Parry (Aus). [Sahalee CC, Sammamish, nr Seattle, WA].

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

Title sponsor

Aus Tr

Parry (Aus) won his second PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit.

2002
Aus/NZ
273 (-11)
Telstra/Hyundai

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

Title sponsor

Telstra/Hyundai

Played as the Telstra Hyundai New Zealand Open (Jan 10-13; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Steven Alker (NZ), Michael Campbell (NZ) and Stephen Leaney (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Parry (Aus). [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].

1997
Asia
280 (-8)
US$44,412
Satelindo

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

US$44,412

Title sponsor

Satelindo

Played as the Satelindo Indonesia Open (April 24-27; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Des Terblanche (RSA) finished 2 shots behind Parry (Aus). [New course, Jagorawi G&CC, Cibinong, nr Jakarta, Indonesia].

1997
Japan
286 (+2)
¥24million
JGA

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Venue

Koga

Score

286 (+2)

Prize money

¥24million

Title sponsor

JGA

Played as the Japan Open (Oct 2-5; Japanese major ch'ship). Second-placed Seiki Okuda (Jpn), Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) and Frankie Minoza (Phil) finished 1 shot behind Parry (Aus), who recorded his second Japan Tour win. [Koga GC, Shishibu, nr Koga, Fukuoka, Jpn].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

279

Prize money

Title sponsor

Ericsson

Played as the Ericsson Masters (an Australasian Tour event). Won by Craig Parry (Aus).

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

276

Prize money

Title sponsor

Holden

Played as Greg Norman's Holden Classic (an Australasian Tour event). Won by Craig Parry (Aus). [The Lakes GC, Sydney, Aus].

1995
Awards
A$334,804
see Score
Aus Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Venue

Score

A$334,804

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Aus Tr

Parry (Aus) won the PGA Tour of Australasia 1995 Order of Merit, with earnings of A$334,804 on the Tour. Michael Campbell (NZ) was second with A$207,404; Peter Senior (Aus) was third with A$180,404.

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

282

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Australian Masters. Won by Craig Parry (Aus).

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

Title sponsor

Ford

Played as the Ford Australian PGA Ch'ship. Second-placed Peter McWhinney (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Parry (Aus). [Concord GC, Sydney, Aus].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

283 (-9)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Australian Masters. Second-placed Greg Norman (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Parry (Aus).

1991
Europe
268 (-12)
£83,330
Bell's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

£83,330

Title sponsor

Bell's

Played as Bell's Scottish Open (July 10-13). Second-placed Mark McNulty (Zim) finished 1 shot behind Parry (Aus). [Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire].

1991
Europe
279 (-9)
£54,212
Lancia Martini

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

£54,212

Title sponsor

Lancia Martini

Played as the Lancia Martini Italian Open. Second-placed Ian Woosnam (Wales) finished 1 shot behind Parry (Aus). [GC Castelconturbia, Borgomanero, nr Milan].

1990
Awards
69.62
n/a
Eurpn Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Venue

Score

69.62

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Eurpn Tr

Parry (Aus) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the European Tour. Nick Faldo (Eng) was second with 69.64; Ian Woosnam (Wales) was third with 69.66.

1989
Europe
266 (-18)
£54,222
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

£54,222

Title sponsor

x

Played as the German Open. Parry (Aus) beat Mark James (Eng) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Frankfurter GC, Niederrad, Frankfurt am Main].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

£32,000

Title sponsor

Wang

Played as the Wang Four Stars National Pro-Celebrity (June 8-11). Parry (Aus) beat Ian Woosnam (Wales) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Combination of holes from High & West courses, Moor Park GC, Rickmansworth, Herts].

1989
Japan
Aso GC
272 (-16)
¥7.2million
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Parry, Craig

Venue

Aso GC

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

¥7.2million

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Aso Open (Japan Tr event). Second-placed Yoshiyuki Isomura (Jpn) finished 6 shots behind Parry (Aus). [Aso GC, Aso, Kumamoto].

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