Who's who: Geoff Ogilvy

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Who's who: Geoff Ogilvy

  • Name:

    Geoff Charles Ogilvy
  • Country:

    Australia
  • Born:

    June 11, 1977 in Adelaide, South Australia.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer; golf course designer.
  • Turned Pro:

    1998

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Open (2006). Presidents Cup player (2007, '09, '11). Multiple wins on the US PGA and Australasian Tours. Winner of the Australasian Tour Order of Merit (2010).

Did you know?

Geoff Ogilvy plays mainly on the PGA Tour, but also some events in Europe and Australia. He lives in San Diego and is best known for winning the U.S. Open in 2006.

Top tournaments won by Geoff Ogilvy

2014
America
49 pts
$540,000
Barracuda

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

49 pts

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Barracuda

Played as the Barracuda Championship (Jul 31-Aug 3; formerly Reno-Tahoe Open; modified stableford format). Second-placed Justin Hicks (USA) finished 5 points behind Ogilvy (Aus), who recorded his first PGA Tour win since 2010. [Montreux G&CC, Reno, NV].

2010
Awards
A$459,900
see Score
Aus Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Venue

Score

A$459,900

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Aus Tr

Ogilvy (Aus) won the PGA Tour of Australasia 2010 Order of Merit, with earnings of A$459,900 on the Tour. Peter Senior (Aus) was second with A$308,011; Stuart Appleby (Aus) was third with A$274,950.

2010
Aus/NZ
269 (-19)
A$270,000
Century 21

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

A$270,000

Title sponsor

Century 21

Played as the Australian Open presented by Century 21 (Dec 2-5; Aus/OneAsia Trs event). Second-placed Alistair Presnell (Aus) and Matthew Jones (Aus) finished 4 shots behind first-time Australian Open winner Ogilvy (Aus). [The Lakes GC, Sydney, Aus].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

270 (-22)

Prize money

$1,120,000

Title sponsor

SBS

Played as the SBS Championship (Jan 7-10; PGA Tour season-opener; formerly the Mercedes-Benz Ch'ship). Second-placed Rory Sabattini (RSA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Ogilvy (Aus). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2009
WGC
4 & 3
$1,400,000
Accenture

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

$1,400,000

Title sponsor

Accenture

Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 25-Mar 1). Ogilvy (Aus) beat Paul Casey (Eng) 4 and 3 in the 36-hole final. Ogilvy also won this event in 2006, and was runner-up in 2007. [GC at Dove Mtn, Marana, AZ].

2009
America
268 (-24)
$1,120,000
Mercedes-Benz

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

268 (-24)

Prize money

$1,120,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes-Benz

Played as the Mercedes-Benz Championship (Jan 8-11; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Davis Love III (USA) and Anthony Kim (USA) finished 6 shots behind Ogilvy (Aus). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$1,350,000

Title sponsor

CA

Played as the WGC-CA Championship (March 20-23). Second-placed Retief Goosen (RSA), Jim Furyk (USA) and Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 1 shot behind Ogilvy (Aus). Monday finish required in this weather-affected event. [Blue Monster course, Doral Golf Resort, Miami, FL].

2008
Aus/NZ
274 (-14)
A$270,000
Schweppes

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

A$270,000

Title sponsor

Schweppes

Played as the Cadbury Schweppes Australian PGA Championship (Dec 4-7; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Mathew Goggin (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Ogilvy (Aus). [Coolum Resort, Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia].

2006
Majors
285 (+5)
$1,225,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

285 (+5)

Prize money

$1,225,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (106th) (June 15-18). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot), Phil Mickelson (USA) and Jim Furyk (USA) finished 1 shot behind Ogilvy (Aus), who claimed his first major championship title after Montgomerie and then Mickelson double-bogeyed the final hole. [West course, Winged Foot GC, Mamaroneck, NY].

2006
WGC
3 & 2
$1,300,000
Accenture

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

$1,300,000

Title sponsor

Accenture

Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 22-26). Ogilvy (Aus) beat Davis Love III (USA) 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final. [Champions course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif.]

2005
America
269 (-19)
$540,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ogilvy, Geoff

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa (Feb 24-27). 27-year-old Geoff Ogilvy (Aus) beat Kevin Na (S Kor/USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win. Mark Calcavecchia (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

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