Who's who in golf - Rodger Davis

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Name: - Rodger Davis
Country: - Australia
Born : - May 18, 1951
Original Home/Club: - Sydney
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1974

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Multiple European Tour, Champions Tour and international tours winner. (See Tournament listings).

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Current Champions Tour player

Top tournaments won by Rodger Davis

2003Snr AmericaHoag ClassicNewport Beach197 (-16)$232,500
Played as the Toshiba Senior Classic (March 21-23). Second-placed Larry Nelson (USA) finished 4 shots behind Davis (Aus), who recorded his first and only Champions Tour win. [Newport Beach CC, Newport Beach, California].
1993Men EuropeCannes OpenCannes Mougins271 (-13)£66,660
Played as the Air France Cannes Open (Apr 29-May 2). Davis (Aus) beat Mark McNulty (Zim) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record the last of his seven European Tour wins. [Cannes Mougins GCC, Mougins, nr Cannes, France].
1991Men Aus/NZNew Zealand OpenParaparaumu Beach273 (-11)NZ$45,000
Played as the AMP New Zealand Open (March 7-10; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Frank Nobilo (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Davis (Aus), who claimed his second win in this event. [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
1991Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Aus TrA$343,277see Score
Davis (Aus) won his second straight Australia/NZ Tour Order of Merit, with 1991 season earnings of A$343,277 on the Tour. Greg Turner (NZ) was second with A$305,044; Peter Senior (Aus) was third with A$293,295.
1991Men EuropeVolvo MastersValderrama280 (-4)£100,000
Played as the Volvo Masters (Oct 24-27; Eurpn Tr season-ending event). Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Davis (Aus). [Valderrama GC, San Roque, Spain].
1990Men EuropeBritish Pro-Celebrity ClassicMoor Park271 (-17)£36,500
Played as the Wang Four Stars National Pro-Celebrity (June 14-17). Davis (Aus) beat Mike Clayton (Aus) with a par on the seventh playoff hole. Bill Malley (USA) and Mark McNulty (Zim) were eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Combination of holes from High & West courses, Moor Park GC, Rickmansworth, Herts].
1990Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Aus Trxx
Davis (Aus) won the Australia/NZ Tour 1990 Order of Merit.
1990Men EuropeSpanish OpenClub de Campo, Madrid277 (-11)£50,000
Played as the Peugeot Spanish Open. Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng), Peter Fowler (Aus) and Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Davis (Aus). [Club de Campo Villa de Madrid, Madrid, Spain].
1988Men EuropeBritish Pro-Celebrity ClassicMoor Park275 (-13)£30,000
Played as the Wang Four Stars National Pro-Celebrity (June 9-12). Second-placed Jose Maria Canizares (Esp) and Eamonn Darcy (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Davis (Aus). [Combination of holes from High & West courses, Moor Park GC, Rickmansworth, Herts].
1986Men Aus/NZAir New Zealand OpenTitirangi GC267 (-13)NZ$21,500
Played as the Air New Zealand Shell Open (Nov 27-30). Second-placed Curtis Strange (USA) and Bob Shearer (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Davis (Aus). [Titirangi GC, New Lynn, Auckland, NZ].
1986Men Aus/NZAustralian OpenMetropolitan GC278 (-10)A$49,500
Played as the National Panasonic Australian Open (Nov 13-16). Second-placed Ian Baker-Finch (Aus), Graham Marsh (Aus) and Bob Shearer (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Davis (Aus). [Metropolitan GC, South Oakleigh, Melbourne, Aus].
1986Men EuropeBMW PGA Ch'shipWentworth Club281 (-7)£35,000
Played as the Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship (May 23-26). Davis (Aus) beat Des Smyth (Ire) in a playoff, to record his second European Tour win. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1986Men Aus/NZNew Zealand OpenGrange, The (NZ)262 (-18)
Played as the Nissan-Mobil New Zealand Open (Dec 4-7). Second-placed Bob Shearer (Aus) finished 8 shots behind Davis (Aus), who broke the tournament record low score by 4 shots. [The Grange GC, Otahuhu, Auckland. Now part of Royal Auckland & Grange GC].
1981Men EuropeEnglish ClassicBelfry, The283 (-5)£11,000
Played as the State Express English Classic (July 8-11). Second-placed Greg Norman (Aus) finished 2 shots behind his compatriot Davis (Aus), who recorded the first of his seven European Tour wins. [Brabazon course, The Belfry, Wishaw, nr Birmingham].


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