Who's who: Justin Rose

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Who's who: Justin Rose

  • Name:

    Justin Peter Rose
  • Country:

    England
  • Born:

    July 30, 1980 in Johannesburg, S Africa.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Hartley Wintney GC and North Hants GC, Hampshire.
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1998 (aged 17)
  • Website:

    https://www.justinrose.com

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Open (2013). Olympic Games gold medal (2016, Rio). Ryder Cup player (2008, '12, '14, '16, '18). Walker Cup player (1997). Multiple wins on the European, US PGA, Sunshine, Australasian, Asian and Japan Tours. European Tour Order of Merit winner (2007). FedEx Cup Champion (2018). Has held the official ranking of world's No.1 male golfer. Appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, MBE (2017).

Did you know?

Rose first came to prominence at the 1998 Open Championship, where, as a 17-year old, he holed a memorable pitch shot from the rough at the final hole to finish in a tie for fourth. He turned professional the following day, but his early professional career didn't quite match that heady day at Royal Birkdale. Rose earned his European Tour card in 1999, but failed to retain it the following season. He missed the cut in his first 21 professional events.

Despite these early struggles, Rose worked hard on his game, becoming an established star on the European and US top-flight tours. Amongst an impressive and growing number of European Tour, PGA Tour and other international wins, two victories standout. In 2013 Rose recorded his first major championship success, winning the U.S. Open on the famed East course at Merion Golf Club. In Rio de Janeiro in 2016, with men's golf making an Olympic Games comeback after a 112-year absence, Rose again showcased his sublime golfing talent. Rose took the gold medal for Team GB, edging-out his good friend Henrik Stenson (Swe) who took the silver medal.

As Rose matured into his twentieth year as a professional, his standing as one of England's greatest ever golfers continued to grow. In 2018 he became the world's No.1 male golfer for the first time. He also scooped the highly lucrative FedEx Cup in a nail-biting finish at East Lake GC in Atlanta.

Top tournaments won by Justin Rose

2019
America
267 (-21)
$1,278,000
Farmers Ins.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

$1,278,000

Title sponsor

Farmers Ins.

Played as the Farmers Insurance Open (Jan 24-27). Second-placed Adam Scott (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Rose (Eng), who recorded his tenth PGA Tour win ... the most by an Englishman in the post-World War II era. [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA; earlier rounds on North & South courses].

2018
Awards
2,260 pts
$10 million
FedEx

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Venue

Score

2,260 pts

Prize money

$10 million

Title sponsor

FedEx

Rose (Eng) won the PGA Tour season-long points chase, to capture the FedExCup and $10 million bonus. Tiger Woods (USA) was second with 2,219 pts; Bryson DeChambeau (USA) was third with 2,188 pts. The Cup is awarded based on points earned during the regular PGA Tour season and in the four playoff events.

2018
Europe
267 (-17)
US$1,166,000
Turkish Airlines

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Venue

Carya

Score

267 (-17)

Prize money

US$1,166,000

Title sponsor

Turkish Airlines

Played as the Turkish Airlines Open (Nov 1-4; sixth of eight Eurpn Tr Rolex Series events). Defending champion Rose (Eng) beat Haotong Li (China) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th). The win allowed Rose to reclaim the No.1 spot in the official world golf rankings. [Carya GC, Belek, nr Antalya, Turkey].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

260 (-20)

Prize money

$1,278,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Fort Worth Invitational (May 24-27). Second-placed Brooks Koepka (USA) finished 3 shots behind Justin Rose (Eng), who secured his ninth PGA Tour title with a final round 6-under 64. [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].

2018
Awards
69.34
n/a
Eurpn Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Venue

Score

69.34

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Eurpn Tr

Rose (Eng) recorded the lowest 2018 season-long stroke average on the European Tour. Tommy Fleetwood (Eng) was second with 69.58; Jon Rahm (Esp) was third with 69.67.

2017
Asia
259 (-29)
US$135,000
BNI & others

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

259 (-29)

Prize money

US$135,000

Title sponsor

BNI & others

Played as the Indonesian Masters (Dec 14-17; Asian Tr season-ending event). Second-placed Phachara Khongwatmai (Thai) finished 8 shots behind first-time Asian Tour winner Rose (Eng), who scorched to victory with opening and closing rounds of ten-under-par 62. [Royale Jakarta GC, Jakarta, Indonesia].

2017
Europe
266 (-18)
€985,495
Turkish Airlines

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Venue

Carya

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

€985,495

Title sponsor

Turkish Airlines

Played as the Turkish Airlines Open (Nov 2-5; sixth of eight Eurpn Tr Rolex Series events). Second-placed Nicolas Colsaerts (Belg) and Dylan Fritelli (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Rose (Eng), who recorded back-to-back wins, having won the WGC-HSBC Champions a week earlier. [Carya GC, Belek, nr Antalya, Turkey].

2017
WGC
274 (-14)
$1,660,000
HSBC

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$1,660,000

Title sponsor

HSBC

Played as the WGC-HSBC Champions (Oct 26-29) (co-sanctioned by world's leading mens professional tours). Second-placed Henrik Stenson (Swe), Dustin Johnson (USA) and Brooks Koepka (USA) finished 2 shots behind Rose (Eng), who claimed his second WGC title. [Sheshan Intl GC, Shanghai, China].

2016
America
268 (-16)
Gold medal
IOC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

Gold medal

Title sponsor

IOC

Played as the Men's Individual golf event (Aug 11-14; Summer Olympic Games XXXI). Henrik Stenson (Swe; silver medal) finished 2 shots behind Rose (GB; gold medal). Matt Kuchar (USA; bronze medal) finished 1 shot behind Stenson. The return of men's golf to the Olympic Games after an absence of 112 years gave Rose the opportunity to become only the third man ever to win an Olympic gold medal for golf. [Olympic Crse, Reserva da Marapendi, Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro].

2015
America
266 (-22)
$1,242,000
Zurich

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$1,242,000

Title sponsor

Zurich

Played as the Zurich Classic of New Orleans (April 23-26). Second-placed Cameron Tringale (USA) finished 1 shot behind Justin Rose (Eng), whose closing round 66 gave him a course record total of 266, and his seventh PGA Tour win. [TPC Louisiana, Avondale, nr New Orleans, LA].

2015
Asia
263 (-17)
US$333,330
UBS

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

263 (-17)

Prize money

US$333,330

Title sponsor

UBS

Played as the UBS Hong Kong Open (Oct 22-25; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Lucas Bjerregaard (Den) finished 1 shot behind Rose (Eng), who claimed his eighth European Tour win. [Hong Kong GC, Fanling; composite of 10 holes from Eden course, 8 from the New].

2014
America
280 (-4)
$1,170,000
Quicken Loans

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

280 (-4)

Prize money

$1,170,000

Title sponsor

Quicken Loans

Played as the Quicken Loans National (June 26-29; formerly AT&T National). Rose (Eng) beat Shawn Stefani (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Congressional CC, Bethesda, MD].

2014
Europe
268 (-16)
€627,020
Aberdeen Asset Mgt

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

€627,020

Title sponsor

Aberdeen Asset Mgt

Played as the Aberdeen Asset Mgt Scottish Open (July 10-13). Second-placed Kristoffer Broberg (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Rose (Eng), who recorded his second straight win, following his US PGA Tour win in the Quicken Loans National. [Royal Aberdeen GC, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen].

2013
Majors
281 (+1)
$1,440,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Venue

Merion

Score

281 (+1)

Prize money

$1,440,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (113th) (June 13-16). Second-placed Jason Day (Aus) and Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Rose (Eng), the first Briton to win this event in 43 years. Mickelson, celebrating his 43rd birthday on the final day, finished second for the sixth time in the US Open. [East Course, Merion GC, Ardmore, nr Philadelphia, PA].

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$1,400,000

Title sponsor

Cadillac

Played as the WGC-Cadillac Championship (March 8-11). Second-placed Bubba Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time WGC winner Rose (Eng). [Blue Monster course, Doral Golf Resort, Miami, FL].

2011
America
271 (-13)
$1,440,000
BMW

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$1,440,000

Title sponsor

BMW

Played as the BMW Championship (Sept 15-18; third of four FedExCup playoff events). Second-placed John Senden (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Justin Rose (Eng). [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].

2010
America
270 (-18)
$1,080,000
Nationwide

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$1,080,000

Title sponsor

Nationwide

Played as The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance (June 3-6). Second-placed Rickie Fowler (USA) finished 3 shots behind Rose (Eng). [Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, OH].

2010
America
270 (-10)
$1,116,000
AT&T

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

270 (-10)

Prize money

$1,116,000

Title sponsor

AT&T

Played as the AT&T National (July 1-4). Second-placed Ryan Moore (USA) finished 1 shot behind Rose (Eng), who recorded a second win in his last three PGA Tour starts. [Aronimink GC, Newton Square, PA].

2007
Awards
€2,944,945
see Score
Eurpn Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Venue

Score

€2,944,945

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Eurpn Tr

Rose (Eng) won the Harry Vardon Trophy as the European Tour 2007 Order of Merit winner, with earnings of €2,944,945 on the Tour. Ernie Els (RSA) was second with €2,496,237; Padraig Harrington (Ire) was third with €2,463,742.

2007
Europe
283 (-1)
€666,660
Volvo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

283 (-1)

Prize money

€666,660

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo Masters (Nov 1-4; Eurpn Tr season-ending event). Rose (Eng) beat Simon Dyson (Eng) and Søren Kjeldsen (Den) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. Rose also clinched the season-long European Tour Order of Merit. [Valderrama GC, San Roque, Spain].

2006
Aus/NZ
276 (-12)
€170,353
MasterCard

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

€170,353

Title sponsor

MasterCard

Played as the MasterCard Masters (Nov 23-26; Aus/Eurpn Tr event; Eurpn Tr 2007 season). Second-placed Richard Green (Aus) and Greg Chalmers (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Rose (Eng). [Huntingdale GC, Oakleigh South, Melbourne].

2002
Africa
268 (-20)
€128,173
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

€128,173

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Dunhill Championship (Jan 17-20; Sunshine/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Mark Foster (Eng), Retief Goosen (RSA) and Martin Maritz (RSA) finished 2 shots behind 21-year-old Rose (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win in his 86th start on the Tour. [Houghton GC, Johannesburg, RSA].

2002
Japan
266 (-14)
¥24million
x

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

266 (-14)

Prize money

¥24million

Title sponsor

x

Played as The Crowns - International Invitation Golf (May 2-5; Japan Tr event; aka the Chunichi Crowns). Second-placed Prayad Marksaeng (Thai) finished 5 shots behind first-time Japan Tour winner Rose (Eng). [Wago course, Nagoya GC, Aichi, Japan].

2002
Africa
265 (-15)
R158,500
Nashua

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

R158,500

Title sponsor

Nashua

Played as the Nashua Masters (Feb 7-10; Sunshine Tr 2001/02 season). Second-placed Titch Moore (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Rose (Eng), who birdied the final hole to win. [Wild Coast Sun CC, Port Edward, Eastern Cape].

2002
Europe
269 (-19)
€329,374
Victor Chandler

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rose, Justin

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

€329,374

Title sponsor

Victor Chandler

Played as the Victor Chandler British Masters (May 30-Jun 2). Second-placed Ian Poulter (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Rose (Eng), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Marquess course, Woburn GC, nr Milton Keynes, Bucks].

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