Who's who: Peter O'Malley

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Who's who: Peter O'Malley

  • Name:

    Peter O'Malley
  • Country:

    Australia
  • Born:

    June 23, 1965 in Bathurst, NSW, Australia.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1987

Roll of Honour

Multiple European Tour and international tour winner.

Did you know?

During his professional golfing career, O'Malley has been equally at home playing on the tours in Australasia and Europe.

Top tournaments won by Peter O'Malley

2005
Aus/NZ
274 (-14)
US$113,684
ING

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

O'Malley, Peter

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

US$113,684

Title sponsor

ING

Played as the ING New Zealand PGA Championship (Feb 24-27; Aus/PGA Nationwide Trs event). O'Malley (Aus) beat Steven Bowditch (Aus) in a playoff, to record his fourth Australasia Tour win and second Nationwide Tour win. [Clearwater Resort, Christchurch, NZ].

2002
Aus/NZ
271 (-17)
US$94,194
Holden

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

O'Malley, Peter

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

US$94,194

Title sponsor

Holden

Played as the Holden Clearwater Classic (March 14-17; Aus/PGA Nationwide Trs event; last played in 1987). Second-placed Brad Ott (Aus) finished 5 shots behind O'Malley (Aus), who recorded his first Nationwide Tour win and third Australasia Tour win. [Clearwater Resort, Christchurch, NZ].

2001
Europe
275 (-13)
€223,373
Compass

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

O'Malley, Peter

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

€223,373

Title sponsor

Compass

Played as the Compass Group English Open (June 7-10). Second-placed Raphaël Jacquelin (Fra) finished 1 shot behind Peter O'Malley (Aus), who recorded the last of his three European Tour wins. [Arden course, Forest of Arden CC, Meriden, nr Birmingham].

1995
Europe
280 (-8)
£108,330
Benson & Hedges

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

O'Malley, Peter

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

£108,330

Title sponsor

Benson & Hedges

Played as the Benson & Hedges International Open (May 11-14). Second-placed Mark James (Eng) and Costantino Rocca (Ita) finished 1 shot behind O'Malley (Aus), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Nicklaus course, St Mellion Intl Resort, St Mellion, Cornwall].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

O'Malley, Peter

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

Title sponsor

AMP-Air NZ

Played as the AMP Air New Zealand Open (Dec 7-10; Aus Tr event; second NZ Open of 1995, brought forward from Jan 1996 to establish a new December slot in the Tour schedule). Second-placed Scott Hoch (USA) finished 3 shots behind O'Malley (Aus). [The Grange GC, Otahuhu, Auckland. Now part of Royal Auckland & Grange GC].

1992
Europe
262 (-18)
£100,000
Bell's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

O'Malley, Peter

Score

262 (-18)

Prize money

£100,000

Title sponsor

Bell's

Played as Bell's Scottish Open (July 8-11). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 2 shots behind 27-year-old Peter O'Malley (Aus), who recorded his first European Tour win. [Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire].

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