Who's who: Phillip Price

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Who's who: Phillip Price

  • Name:

    Phillip John Price
  • Country:

    Wales
  • Born:

    Oct 21, 1966 in Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan, Wales.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Pontypridd, Wales
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1989

Roll of Honour

Ryder Cup player (2002). Multiple European Tour wins (3) and European Senior Tour wins. European Snr Tour Order of Merit winner (2019).

Did you know?

Turning professional in 1989 aged 22, Price enjoyed a long career on the European Tour, which brought three victories and a memorable singles win over Phil Mickleson in the 2002 Ryder Cup.

He launched his European Senior Tour career at the 2016 Italian Senior Open, the first day of which coincided with his 50th birthday. He placed second, one shot adrift of his fellow-countryman Stephen Dodd. Price secured his first senior tour win less than a year later in 2017, and then won again in 2019, concluding the 2019 season as the Tour's Order of Merit winner.

Top tournaments won by Phillip Price

2019
Europe
271 (-17)
£60,000
Staysure

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Price, Phillip

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

£60,000

Title sponsor

Staysure

Played as the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship (Aug 1-4). Second-placed Michael Campbell (NZ), James Kingston (RSA) and Peter Lonard (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Price (Wales). [International course, London GC, Ash, Kent, England].

2019
Awards
2887.9 pts
see Score
Eurpn Snr Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Price, Phillip

Venue

Score

2887.9 pts

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Eurpn Snr Tr

Price (Wales) won the 2019 European Snr (Staysure) Tour Order of Merit and associated John Jacobs Trophy (for the first time the Tour adopted a points-based system rather than prize money). Price had a season-long tally of 2887.9 points. James Kingston (RSA) was second with 2526.3 pts; David Shacklady (Eng) was third with 2196.4 pts.

2017
Europe
202 (-14)
€51,693
WinstonGolf

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Price, Phillip

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

€51,693

Title sponsor

WinstonGolf

Played as the WinstonGolf Senior Open (Jul 14-16). Second-placed Thaworn Wiratchant (Thai) finished 1 shot behind Price (Wales), who claimed his first European Senior Tour win. [Links course, WinstonGolf, Vorbeck, nr Schwerin, Germany].

2003
Europe
272 (-16)
€481,200
Smurfit

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Price, Phillip

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

€481,200

Title sponsor

Smurfit

Played as the Smurfit European Open (July 3-6). Second-placed Mark McNulty (Zim/Ire) and Alastair Forsyth (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Price (Wales). [Ryder Cup course course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin; at the time known as the Palmer course].

2001
Europe
273 (-15)
€166,660
Algarve

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Price, Phillip

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

€166,660

Title sponsor

Algarve

Played as the Algarve Open de Portugal (April 26-29). Second-placed Pádraig Harrington (Ire) and Sven Strüver (Ger) finished 2 shots behind Price. [South course, Quinta do Lago GC, nr Almancil, Algarve, Portugal].

1994
Europe
278 (-6)
£50,000
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Price, Phillip

Score

278 (-6)

Prize money

£50,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portuguese Open. Second-placed David Gilford (Eng), Paul Eales (Eng) and Retief Goosen (RSA) finished 4 shots behind Price (Wales). [Penha Longa Resort, Sintra, Portugal].

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