Who's who: Stephen Ames

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Who's who: Stephen Ames

  • Name:

    Stephen Michael Ames
  • Country:

    Trinidad & Tobago
  • Born:

    April 28, 1964 in San Fernando, Trinidad & Tobago.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Pointe-à-Pierre GC, T&T.
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1987

Roll of Honour

Multiple European and PGA Tour wins.

Did you know?

PGA Tour, European Tour and PGA Champions Tour player. Following his marriage to a Canadian air hostess, Ames became a dual citizen of Canada and Trinidad & Tobago in December 2003.

Top tournaments won by Stephen Ames

2017
America
201 (-15)
$270,000
Mitsubishi

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

Mitsubishi

Played as the Mitsubishi Electric Classic (Apr 14-16). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 4 shots behind first-time Champions Tour winner Ames (T&T/Can). [TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, GA].

2009
America
270 (-18)
$846,000
CMN/Wal-Mart

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$846,000

Title sponsor

CMN/Wal-Mart

Played as the Children's Miracle Network Classic presented by Wal-Mart (Nov 12-15). Ames (T&T/Can) beat George McNeill (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole, to record the last of his four PGA Tour wins. Justin Leonard (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Score

9 skins

Prize money

$675,000

Title sponsor

LG

Played as the LG Skins Game (Nov 24-25). Defending champion Ames (T&T/Can) won with a total of 9 skins worth $675,000. Second was Fred Couples (USA) 9 skins worth $325,000. Zach Johnson (USA) and Brett Wetterich (USA), making their Skins Game debuts, were shut out with no skins. [Celebrity course, Indian Wells Resort, Coachella Valley, California].

2007
America
271 (-17)
$828,000
CMN/Wal-Mart

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$828,000

Title sponsor

CMN/Wal-Mart

Played as the Children's Miracle Network Classic presented by Wal-Mart (Nov 1-4). Second-placed Tim Clark (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Ames (T&T/Can). [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Score

8 skins

Prize money

$590,000

Title sponsor

LG

Played as the LG Skins Game (Nov 25/26). Ames (T&T/Can) won with a total of 8 skins worth $590,000. Second was Fred Couples (USA) 9 skins worth $385,000. Third was John Daly (USA) 1 skin worth $25,000. Defending champion Fred Funk (USA) was shut out with no skins. [GC at La Quinta, La Quinta, California; at the time known as Trilogy at La Quinta].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$1,440,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as The Players Championship (March 23-26). Second-placed Retief Goosen (RSA) finished 6 shots behind Ames (T&T/Can). [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].

2004
America
274 (-10)
$864,000
Cialis

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Score

274 (-10)

Prize money

$864,000

Title sponsor

Cialis

Played as the Cialis Western Open (July 1-4). Second-placed Steve Lowery (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Ames (T&T/Can). [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].

1996
Europe
283 (-5)
£116,660
Benson & Hedges

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

£116,660

Title sponsor

Benson & Hedges

Played as the Benson & Hedges International Open (May 16-19). Second-placed Jon Robson (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Ames (T&T/Can), who recorded the second of his two European Tour wins. [The Oxfordshire, Milton Common, nr Oxford].

1994
Europe
282 (-6)
£37,500
V33

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ames, Stephen

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

£37,500

Title sponsor

V33

Played as the Open V33 du Grand Lyon at Villette D'Anthon (April 1-4). Second-placed Gabriel Hjertstedt (Swe) and Pedro Linhart (Esp) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Ames (T&T). [Sangliers course, Lyon GC, Villette d'Anthon, nr Lyon].

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