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Name: - Paul Alexander Casey
Country: - England
Born : - July 21, 1977 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.
Original Home/Club: - Weybridge, Surrey.
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 2000
Web Address: - http://www.paul-casey.com
Sponsor / Attachment: - Nike, Rolex.

Roll of Honour

Ryder Cup player (2004, '06, '08, '18). Walker Cup player (1999). Multiple wins on the European, US PGA and other international tours. European Tour Rookie of the Year Award (2001).


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Previously a student at the Arizona State University, Casey is one of the established stars of the European Tour and also one of its longest drivers, averaging well over 300 yards.


Top tournaments won by Paul Casey

2019Men AmericaValspar ChampionshipInnisbrook Resort276 (-8)$1,206,000
Played as the Valspar Championship (March 21-24). Second-placed Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) and Jason Kokrak (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Casey (Eng). [Copperhead course, Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, nr Tampa, FL].
2018Men AmericaValspar ChampionshipInnisbrook Resort274 (-10)$1,170,000
Played as the Valspar Championship (March 8-11). Second-placed Patrick Reed (USA) and Tiger Woods (USA) finished 1 shot behind Casey (Eng), who recorded his second PGA Tour win and first since 2009. [Copperhead course, Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, nr Tampa, FL].
2014Men EuropeDutch OpenKennemer266 (-14)€300,000
Played as the KLM Open (Sept 11-14). Second-placed Simon Dyson (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Casey (Eng), who claimed his 13th European Tour title. [Kennemer G&CC, Zandvoort, Netherlands].
2013Men EuropeIrish OpenCarton House274 (-18)€333,330
Played as the Irish Open (June 27-30). Second-placed Robert Rock (Eng) and Joost Luiten (Nld) finished 3 shots behind Casey (Eng). This was Casey's first win for two and a half years, following a ski accident in which he broke his collarbone. [Montgomerie Course, Carton House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare].
2011Men AsiaShinhan Donghae OpenJack Nicklaus GC, Kor.288 (E)
Played as the Shinhan Donghae Open (Sept 29-Oct 2; Korean Tr event). Second-placed Sung-hoon Kang (S Kor) and Kyung-tae Kim (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind first-time Korean Tour winner Casey (Eng). [Jack Nicklaus GC, Songdo, Incheon, S Korea].
2011Men EuropeVolvo ChampionsRoyal GC, Bahrain268 (-20)€283,330
Played as the inaugural Volvo Golf Champions (Jan 27-30; moved to S Africa in 2012). Second-placed Peter Hanson (Swe) and Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Casey (Eng). [Montgomerie course, The Royal GC, Bahrain].
2009Men EuropeAbu Dhabi ChampionshipAbu Dhabi GC267 (-21)€245,122
Played as the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship (Jan 15-18; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) and defending champion Martin Kaymer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Casey (Eng). [Abu Dhabi GC, UAE].
2009Men EuropeBMW PGA Ch'shipWentworth Club271 (-17)€750,000
Played as the BMW PGA Championship (May 21-24). Second-placed Ross Fisher (Eng; from the Wentworth Club) finished 1 shot behind Casey (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2009Men AmericaHouston OpenHouston, GC of277 (-11)$1,008,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 2-5). First-time PGA Tour winner Casey (Eng) beat J.B. Homes (USA) at the first playoff hole. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2007Men EuropeAbu Dhabi ChampionshipAbu Dhabi GC271 (-17)€257,876
Played as the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship (Jan 18-21; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) and Peter Hanson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Casey (Eng). [Abu Dhabi GC, UAE].
2006Men EuropeJohnnie Walker Ch'shipGleneagles276 (-16)€341,667
Played as the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles (June 22-25). Second-placed Søren Hansen (Den) and Andrew Marshall (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Casey (Eng). [PGA Centenary Course, Gleneagles, Perthshire].
2006Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - Eurpn Trxn/a
Casey (Eng) won the European Tour Golfer of the Year Award, determined by a panel of representatives from the European Tour, golf writers, and TV and radio commentators.
2006Men EuropeWorld Match PlayWentworth Club10 & 8£1,000,000
Played as the HSBC World Match Play Championship (Sept 14-17). Casey (Eng) beat Shaun Micheel (USA) by a tournament record score of 10 and 8 in the 36-hole final. Casey was playing in this event for the first time. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
2005Men AsiaChina OpenShenzhen GC275 (-13)US$216,660
Played as the Volvo China Open (Nov 24-27; Asian/Eurpn Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2006 season). Casey (Eng) beat fellow countryman Oliver Wilson (Eng) at the first playoff hole, after shooting a course record 65 in his final round. [Shenzhen GC, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China].
2005Men AsiaTCL ClassicYalong Bay GC266 (-22)US$166,660
Played as the TCL Classic (March 17-20; Asian/Eurpn Trs event; last played in 2002). Casey (Eng) beat Paul McGinley (Ire) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his first Asian Tour win. [Yalong Bay GC, Sanya, Hainan Island, China].
2003Men Aus/NZANZ ChampionshipNew South Wales GC45 pts€181,000
Played as the ANZ Championship (Feb 6-9; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; modified stableford format). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus) and Nick O'Hern (Aus) finished 4 points behind Casey (Eng), who recorded his second European Tour win. [New South Wales GC, La Perouse, Sydney, NSW].
2003Men EuropeB&H Intl. OpenBelfry, The277 (-11)€262,227
Played as the Benson & Hedges International Open (May 8-11). Second-placed Padraig Harrington (Ire) finished 4 shots behind Casey (Eng). The last B&H International, a victim of an EU ban on advertising in sport by tobacco companies. [Brabazon course, The Belfry, Wishaw, nr Birmingham].
2001Men EuropeJohnnie Walker Ch'shipGleneagles274 (-14)€263,034
Played as the Gleneagles Scottish PGA Championship (Aug 23-26). Second-placed Alex Čejka (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Casey (Eng). [PGA Centenary Course, Gleneagles, Perthshire].
2001Men AwardsRookie of Yr - Eurpn Tr€760,692see Score
Casey (Eng) won the European Tour 2001 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Casey finished 22nd on the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of €760,692.

 

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