Who's who: Stephen Dodd

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Who's who: Stephen Dodd

  • Name:

    Stephen Dodd
  • Country:

    Wales
  • Born:

    July 15, 1966 in Cardiff, South Wales.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Cardiff, Wales
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1990

Roll of Honour

SENIOR MAJORS (1): British Senior Open (2021). British Amateur champion (1989). Walker Cup player (1989). European Tour wins (3). European Senior Tour Order of Merit winner (2021).

Did you know?

Having won both the British and Welsh Amateur titles in 1989, Dodd clinched another hugely prestigious title when he won the British Senior Open in 2021. His three European Tour wins included the China Open (2004), Irish Open (2005) and European Open (2006).

Top tournaments won by Stephen Dodd

2021
Awards
1830 pts
see Score
Eurpn Snr Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Dodd, Stephen

Venue

Score

1830 pts

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Eurpn Snr Tr

55-year-old Stephen Dodd (Wales) won the 2021 European Senior (Legends) Tour Order of Merit and associated John Jacobs Trophy. Dodd had a season-long tally of 1,830 points. Thomas Levet (Fra) was second with 1,435 pts; Markus Brier (Aut) was third with 1,379 pts.
Note: The 2021 season-ending event (MCB Tour Championship - Mauritius, scheduled for April 1-3, 2022) was rained out in first round, and didn't count towards the Order of Merit.

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Dodd, Stephen

Score

267 (-13)

Prize money

US$392,800

Title sponsor

R&A

The Senior Open presented by Rolex (34th). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) finished 1 shot behind 55-year-old Stephen Dodd (Wales), who recorded his first major championship title. [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].

2018
Europe
201 (-15)
€51,693
WinstonGolf

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dodd, Stephen

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

€51,693

Title sponsor

WinstonGolf

Played as the WinstonGolf Senior Open (Jul 13-15). Second-placed Jean-François Remésy (Fra) finished 6 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Stephen Dodd (Wales). [Links course, WinstonGolf, Vorbeck, nr Schwerin, Germany].

2017
Europe
214 (-2)
€50,000
Farmfoods

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dodd, Stephen

Score

214 (-2)

Prize money

€50,000

Title sponsor

Farmfoods

Played as the inaugural Farmfoods European Senior Masters (Oct 20-22). Second-placed Clark Dennis (USA) finished 1 shot behind Stephen Dodd (Wales), who claimed his second European Senior Tour win. [Arden course, Forest of Arden CC, Meriden, nr Birmingham].

2016
Europe
Udine GC
204 (-9)
€52,500
Villaverde

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dodd, Stephen

Venue

Udine GC

Score

204 (-9)

Prize money

€52,500

Title sponsor

Villaverde

Played as the Senior Italian Open presented by Villaverde Resort (Oct 21-23; last played in 2008). Second-placed Phillip Price (Wales; 50th birthday on first day of the tournament), finished 1 shot behind 50-year-old fellow countryman Stephen Dodd (Wales), who recorded his first European Senior Tour win. [GC Udine, Fagagna, nr Udine, Italy].

2006
Europe
279 (-9)
€578,792
Smurfit/Kappa

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dodd, Stephen

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

€578,792

Title sponsor

Smurfit/Kappa

Played as the Smurfit Kappa European Open (July 6-9). Second-placed Anthony Wall (Eng) and José Manual Lara (Esp) finished 2 shots behind Stephen Dodd (Wales). [Palmer South course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin; at the time called the Smurfit course].

2005
Europe
279 (-9)
€333,330
Nissan

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dodd, Stephen

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

€333,330

Title sponsor

Nissan

Played as the Nissan Irish Open (May 19-22). Dodd (Wales) beat David Howell (Eng) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. This was the second straight week that Howell lost in a playoff. [Montgomerie Course, Carton House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare].

2004
Asia
276 (-12)
US$166,660
Volvo

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Dodd, Stephen

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

US$166,660

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo China Open (Nov 25-28; Asian/European Tours event; Eurpn Tr 2005 season-opener). Second-placed Thomas Bjørn (Den) finished 3 shots behind 38-year-old Stephen Dodd (Wales), who recorded his first European Tour win. [Shanghai Silport GC, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Dodd, Stephen

Score

5 & 3

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (94th). Stephen Dodd (Wales) beat Craig Cassells (Eng) 5 and 3 in the final. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

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