Who's who: Ross Fisher

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  • Photo of Ross Fisher
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Who's who: Ross Fisher

  • Name:

    Ross Daniel Fisher
  • Country:

    England
  • Born:

    Nov 22, 1980 in Ascot, Berkshire, England.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Wentworth Club
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2004
  • Website:

    https://www.ross-fisher.com

Roll of Honour

Ryder Cup player (2010). Multiple wins on the European and Sunshine Tours.

Did you know?

Born in Ascot in Berkshire, Fisher was introduced to golf at the age of three by his step-father. His game was developed and honed close to Ascot at the prestigious Wentworth Club. Aged 23 Fisher embarked on a professional golf career, and became a frequent winner and challenger on the European Tour.

In his private life, Fisher has something of a penchant for fast cars ... with his local Ferrari and Maserati garage located in Egham, just a couple of minutes away (by Ferrari) from Wentworth, which remains Fisher's home club.

Top tournaments won by Ross Fisher

2014
Africa
Copperleaf, RSA
268 (-20)
€237,750
x

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Fisher, Ross

Venue

Copperleaf, RSA

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

€237,750

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tshwane Open (Feb 27-Mar 2; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event). Second-placed Michael Hoey (N.Ire) and Danie van Tonder (RSA) finished 3 shots behind Fisher (Eng), who recorded his fifth European Tour win and first since 2010. [Copperleaf G&CE, Centurion, nr Pretoria, S Africa].

2010
Europe
266 (-18)
€500,000
3 Mobile

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fisher, Ross

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

€500,000

Title sponsor

3 Mobile

Played as the 3 Irish Open (Jul 29-Aug 1). Second-placed Padraig Harrington (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Fisher (Eng). [Killeen course, Killarney G&FC, Co. Kerry].

2009
Europe
4 & 3
€750,000
Volvo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fisher, Ross

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

€750,000

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo World Match Play Championship (Oct 29-Nov 1). Ross Fisher (Eng) beat Anthony Kim (USA) 4 and 3 in the 36-hole final. Robert Allenby (Aus) beat Angel Cabrera (Arg) in the playoff for third place. [Finca Cortesin GC, Casares, Málaga, Costa del Sol].

2008
Europe
268 (-20)
€506,392
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fisher, Ross

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

€506,392

Title sponsor

x

Played as the European Open (July 3-6). Second-placed Sergio Garcia (Esp) finished 7 shots behind Fisher (Eng), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Heritage course, London GC, Brand Hatch, nr London].

2007
Europe
268 (-12)
€266,660
KLM

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fisher, Ross

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

€266,660

Title sponsor

KLM

Played as the KLM Open (Aug 23-26). Second-placed Joost Luiten (Neth) finished 1 shot behind first-time European Tour winner Fisher (Eng). [Kennemer G&CC, Zandvoort, Netherlands].

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