Who's who: Olin Browne

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Who's who: Olin Browne

  • Name:

    Olin Douglas Browne
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    May 22, 1959 in Washington, D.C.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer; golf commentator.
  • Turned Pro:

    1984

Roll of Honour

Senior MAJORS (1): US Senior Open (2011). Total professional wins (9), including PGA Tour (3) and PGA Champions Tour (2).

Did you know?

Former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Olin Browne

2015
America
132 (-12)
$270,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Browne, Olin

Score

132 (-12)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Gwinnett Championship (April 17-19). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Olin Browne (USA), wo recorded the second of his two Champions Tour wins. Reduced to 36-holes after the final day was washed-out by rain. [TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, GA].

2011
Majors
269 (-15)
$500,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Browne, Olin

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

$500,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Senior Open (July 28-31). Second-placed Mark O'Meara (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time major championship and Champions Tour winner Browne (USA). [Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio].

2005
America
270 (-14)
$990,000
Deutsche Bank

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Browne, Olin

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

$990,000

Title sponsor

Deutsche Bank

Played as the Deutsche Bank Championship (Sept 2-5). Second-placed Jason Bohn (USA) finished 1 shot behind Olin Browne (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins. [TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.].

1999
America
272 (-8)
$504,000
Master Card

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Browne, Olin

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

$504,000

Title sponsor

Master Card

Played as the MasterCard Colonial (May 20-23). Second-placed Paul Goydos (USA), Jeff Sluman (USA), Tim Herron (USA), Fred Funk (USA) and Greg Kraft (USA) finished 1 shot behind Olin Browne (USA), wo recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].

1998
America
266 (-14)
$360,000
Canon

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Browne, Olin

Score

266 (-14)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

Canon

Played as the Canon Greater Hartford Open (July 2-5). 39-year-old Olin Browne (USA) beat Stewart Cink (USA) and Larry Mize (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record the first of his three PGA Tour wins. [TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT].

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