Who's who: Rod Pampling

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Who's who: Rod Pampling

  • Name:

    Rodney "Rod" Pampling
  • Country:

    Australia
  • Born:

    Sept 23, 1969 in Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1994

Roll of Honour

Multiple winner on the PGA Tour.

Did you know?

During his professional golfing career Pampling has been equally at home playing on the tours in Australasia, Europe and the U.S.

Top tournaments won by Rod Pampling

2021
America
204 (-12)
$315,000
Boeing

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pampling, Rod

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

Boeing

Played as the Boeing Classic (Aug 20-22). Second-placed Tim Herron (USA), Billy Mayfair (USA) and Jim Furyk (USA) finished 1 shot behind 51-year-old Rod Pampling (Aus), who recorded his first PGA Tour Champions win in his 26th start on the Tour. [Club at Snoqualmie Ridge, nr Seattle, Washington].

2016
America
264 (-20)
$1,188,000
Shriners Hospitals

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pampling, Rod

Score

264 (-20)

Prize money

$1,188,000

Title sponsor

Shriners Hospitals

Played as the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open (Nov 3-6; PGA Tr 2016/17 season). Second-placed Brooks Koepka (USA) finished 2 shots behind Pampling (Aus), who recorded his first PGA Tour win in over 10 years. [TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nev.].

2008
Aus/NZ
276 (-12)
€140,193
Sportsbet

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Pampling, Rod

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

€140,193

Title sponsor

Sportsbet

Played as the Sportsbet Australian Masters (Nov 27-30; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2009 season). Pampling (Aus) beat Marcus Fraser (Aus) with a par at the third hole of a playoff, to record his second Australasian Tour win and first for nine years. [Huntingdale GC, Oakleigh South, Melbourne].

2006
America
185 (-31)
$337,500
Merrill Lynch

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pampling, Rod

Score

185 (-31)

Prize money

$337,500

Title sponsor

Merrill Lynch

Played as the Merrill Lynch Shootout (Nov 10-12; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Winning team of Jerry Kelly (USA) & Rod Pampling (Aus) beat Justin Leonard (USA) & Scott Verplank (USA) at the first playoff hole. [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].

2006
America
274 (-14)
$990,000
MasterCard

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pampling, Rod

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$990,000

Title sponsor

MasterCard

Played as the Bay Hill Invitational presented by MasterCard (March 16-19). Second-placed Greg Owen (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Pampling (Aus). Owen's double-bogey at the par-3 17th and bogey at the par-4 18th handed the tournament to Pampling, who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].

2004
America
31 pts
$900,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Pampling, Rod

Score

31 pts

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as The International (Aug 5-8; modified Stableford format). Second-placed Alex Cejka (Ger) finished 2 points behind first-time PGA Tour winner Pampling (Aus). [Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock, nr Denver, Colorado].

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