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Name: - Shaun Carl Micheel
Country: - USA
Born : - Jan 5, 1969 in Orlando, Florida.
Original Home/Club: - Orlando, Florida
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1992

Roll of Honour

Majors (1). Winner on the Asian and Nationwide Tours.


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At the age of 34, as a relatively unknown journeyman golfer, Micheel beat the world's best to win the 2003 USPGA Championship. He joined an elite band of golfers whose first US PGA Tour win just happened to be in a major championship. He had won twice before as a professional. In Asia he was successful at the 1998 Singapore Open, and in 1999 won the Nationwide Tour's Greensboro Open. 2003 was notable for being a year when all four major championships were won by first-time major winners. Micheel is a current US PGA Tour player.


Top tournaments won by Shaun Micheel

2003Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipOak Hill CC, NY276 (-4)$1,080,000
The US PGA Championship (85th) (Aug 14-17). Second-placed Chad Campbell (USA) finished 2 shots behind Micheel (USA), who recorded his first ever win on the PGA Tour. Coming to the 72nd hole with a one shot lead, Micheel hit his 175-yard 7-iron approach shot two inches from the cup. [East Course, Oak Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].
1998Men AsiaSingapore OpenSafra Resort, Sing272 (-16)
Played as the Ericsson Singapore Open (Asian Tr event). Second-placed Hendrik Buhrmann (RSA) finished 2 shots behind Micheel (USA). [National Service Resort CC, Singapore; also known as SAFRA].

 

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