Who's who: Sean O'Hair

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Who's who: Sean O'Hair

  • Name:

    Sean M. O'Hair
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    July 11, 1982 in Lubbock, Texas.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1999

Roll of Honour

PGA Tour winner. PGA Tour Rookie of the Year (2005)

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PGA Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Sean O'Hair

2017
America
190 (-26)
$410,000
QBE

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Hair, Sean

Score

190 (-26)

Prize money

$410,000

Title sponsor

QBE

Played as the QBE Shootout (Dec 8-10; two-man teams over three rounds: 1-scramble; 2-alternate shot; 3-better ball). Second-placed Graeme McDowell (N.Ire) & Shane Lowry (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Steve Stricker (USA) & Sean O'Hair (USA), who each won $410,000. [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].

2012
America
185 (-31)
$375,000
Franklin Templeton

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Hair, Sean

Score

185 (-31)

Prize money

$375,000

Title sponsor

Franklin Templeton

Played as the Franklin Templeton Shootout (Dec 7-9; played over three rounds : 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of Rory Sabbatini (RSA) & Charles Howell III finished 1 shot behind winning team of Kenny Perry (USA) & Sean O'Hair (USA). [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].

2011
America
276 (-12)
$936,000
RBC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Hair, Sean

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$936,000

Title sponsor

RBC

Played as the RBC Canadian Open (July 21-24). Sean O'Hair (USA) beat Kris Blanks (USA) with a bogey at the first playoff hole. [Shaughnessy G&CC, Vancouver, BC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Hair, Sean

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$1,152,000

Title sponsor

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Played as the Quail Hollow Championship (Apr 30-May 3; formerly the Wachovia Championship). Second-placed Lucas Glover (USA) and Bubba Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Sean O'Hair (USA). [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Hair, Sean

Score

280 (-4)

Prize money

$954,000

Title sponsor

PODS

Played as the PODS Championship (March 6-9). Second-placed John Senden (Aus), Ryuji Imada (Jpn), George McNeill (USA), Troy Matteson (USA), Billy Mayfair (USA) and Stewart Cink (USA) finished 2 shots behind Sean O'Hair (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Copperhead course, Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, nr Tampa, FL].

2005
Awards
$2,462,482
see Score
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

O'Hair, Sean

Venue

Score

$2,462,482

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

O'Hair (USA) won the PGA Tour 2005 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He finished 18th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $2,462,482.

2005
America
268 (-16)
$720,000
John Deere

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Hair, Sean

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$720,000

Title sponsor

John Deere

Played as the John Deere Classic (July 7-10). Second-placed Robert Damron (USA) and Hank Kuehne (USA) finished 1 shot behind 23-year-old tour rookie and first-time PGA Tour winner O'Hair (USA). [TPC Deere Run, Silvis, IL].

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