Who's who in golf - Geoff Ogilvy


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Name: - Geoff Charles Ogilvy
Country: - Australia
Born : - June 11, 1977 in Adelaide, South Australia.
Original Home/Club: - Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1998

Roll of Honour

Majors (1). Presidents Cup player (2007, '09, '11). Multiple wins on the US PGA and Australasian Tours. Winner of the Australasian Tour Order of Merit (2010).


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Geoff Ogilvy plays mainly on the US PGA Tour, but also some events in Europe and Australia. He lives in San Diego and is best known for winning the U.S. Open in 2006.


Top tournaments won by Geoff Ogilvy

2014Men AmericaBarracuda ChampionshipMontreux G&CC49 pts$540,000
Played as the Reno-Tahoe Open (July 15-18). Second-placed Bob Heintz (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Bettencourt (USA). [Montreux G&CC, Reno, NV].
2010Men Aus/NZAustralian OpenLakes GC, Aus269 (-19)A$270,000
Played as the Australian Open presented by Century 21 (Dec 2-5; Aus/OneAsia Trs event). Second-placed Alistair Presnell (Aus) and Matthew Jones (Aus) finished 4 shots behind first-time Australian Open winner Ogilvy (Aus). [The Lakes GC, Sydney, Aus].
2010Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Aus TrA$459,900see Score
Ogilvy (Aus) won the PGA Tour of Australasia 2010 Order of Merit, with earnings of A$459,900 on the Tour. Peter Senior (Aus) was second with A$308,011; Stuart Appleby (Aus) was third with A$274,950.
2010Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)Kapalua Resort270 (-22)$1,120,000
Played as the SBS Championship (Jan 7-10; PGA Tour season-opener; formerly the Mercedes-Benz Ch'ship). Second-placed Rory Sabattini (RSA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Ogilvy (Aus). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].
2009Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)Kapalua Resort268 (-24)$1,120,000
Played as the Mercedes-Benz Championship (Jan 8-11; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Davis Love III (USA) and Anthony Kim (USA) finished 6 shots behind Ogilvy (Aus). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].
2009Men WGCWGC - Match PlayDove Mountain4 & 3$1,400,000
Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 25-Mar 1). Ogilvy (Aus) beat Paul Casey (Eng) 4 and 3 in the 36-hole final. Ogilvy also won this event in 2006, and was runner-up in 2007. [GC at Dove Mtn, Marana, AZ].
2008Men Aus/NZAustralian PGACoolum Resort274 (-14)A$270,000
Played as the Cadbury Schweppes Australian PGA Championship (Dec 4-7; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Mathew Goggin (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Ogilvy (Aus). [Coolum Resort, Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia].
2008Men WGCWGC - ChampionshipDoral Golf Resort271 (-17)$1,350,000
Played as the WGC-CA Championship (March 20-23). Second-placed Retief Goosen (RSA), Jim Furyk (USA) and Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 1 shot behind Ogilvy (Aus). Monday finish required in this weather-affected event. [Blue Monster course, Doral Golf Resort, Miami, FL].
2006Men MajorsUS OpenWinged Foot285 (+5)$1,225,000
The US Open (106th) (June 15-18). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot), Phil Mickelson (USA) and Jim Furyk (USA) finished 1 shot behind Ogilvy (Aus), who claimed his first major championship title after Montgomerie and then Mickelson double-bogeyed the final hole. [West course, Winged Foot GC, Mamaroneck, NY].
2006Men WGCWGC - Match PlayLa Costa Resort3 & 2$1,300,000
Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 22-26). Ogilvy (Aus) beat Davis Love III (USA) 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final. [Champions course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif.]
2005Men AmericaTucson OpenTucson Natl.269 (-19)$540,000
Played as the Chrysler Classic of Tucson at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa (Feb 24-27). First-time PGA Tour winner Ogilvy (Aus) beat Kevin Na (S Kor/USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. Mark Calcavecchia (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

 

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