Who's who: Stephen Leaney

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Who's who: Stephen Leaney

  • Name:

    Stephen John Leaney
  • Country:

    Australia
  • Born:

    March 10, 1969 in Busselton, Western Australia.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1992

Roll of Honour

Multiple European Tour and international tour winner. Presidents Cup (2003).

Did you know?

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

Top tournaments won by Stephen Leaney

2002
Europe
266 (-22)
€500,000
Linde

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Leaney, Stephen

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

€500,000

Title sponsor

Linde

Played as the Linde German Masters (Sept 12-15). Second-placed Alex Čejka (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Leaney (Aus), who recorded the last of his four European Tour wins. [GC Gut Lärchenhof, Pulheim, nr Cologne, Germany].

2000
Europe
269 (-19)
€225,000
TNT

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Leaney, Stephen

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

€225,000

Title sponsor

TNT

Played as the TNT Dutch Open (July 27-30). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 4 shots behind Leaney (Aus), who won this event for the second time in three years. [Noordwijkse GC, Noordwijk, Neth.].

1998
Europe
266 (-18)
£133,330
TNT

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Leaney, Stephen

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

£133,330

Title sponsor

TNT

Played as the TNT Dutch Open (July 23-26). Second-placed Darren Clarke (N.Ire) finished 1 shot behind Leaney (Aus), who posted his second European Tour win. [Hilversumsche GC, Hilversum, nr Amsterdam].

1998
Europe
271 (-17)
£58,330
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Leaney, Stephen

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Moroccan Open (March 12-15). Second-placed Robert Karlsson (Swe) finished 8 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Leaney (Aus). [Royal GC Agadir, Agadir, Morocco].

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