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Name: - Simon Dyson
Country: - England
Born : - Dec 21, 1977
Original Home/Club: - Malton, Yorkshire
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1999
Sponsor / Attachment: - Malton & Norton GC

Roll of Honour

Multiple winner on the European and Asian Tours and winner of the Asian Tour Order of Merit (see Tournament listing below). One of the stars of the victorious Walker Cup team who beat the USA at Nairn in 1999.

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Now a confirmed player on the European Tour, Simon spent many of his early years as a professional playing with much success on the Asian Tour. In his teens he played footbal for York City and Scarborough, clearly benefiting from his family's strong sporting pedigree - his uncle, Terry Dyson, played for Tottenham Hotspur in the Cup and League double-winning side of 1960-61.

Top tournaments won by Simon Dyson

2011Men EuropeDutch OpenHilversum268 (-12)€300,000
Played as the KLM Open (Sept 8-11). Second-placed David Lynn (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Dyson (Eng), who claimed his third Dutch Open title. [Hilversumsche GC, Hilversum, nr Amsterdam].
2011Men EuropeIrish OpenKillarney G&FC269 (-15)€250,000
Played as the Irish Open presented by Discover Ireland (July 28-31). Second-placed Richard Green (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Dyson (Eng). [Killeen course, Killarney G&FC, Co. Kerry].
2009Men EuropeAlfred Dunhill Links Ch'shipSt Andrews268 (-20)€540,440
Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 1-4). Second-placed Oliver Wilson (Eng) and Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) finished 3 shots behind Dyson (Eng). Monday finish required following cancellation of Saturday's play due to high winds. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].
2009Men EuropeDutch OpenKennemer265 (-15)€300,000
Played as the KLM Open (Aug 20-23). Dyson (Eng) beat Peter Hedblom (Swe) and Peter Lawrie (Ire) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his second win in the Dutch Open in four years. [Kennemer G&CC, Zandvoort, Netherlands].
2006Men EuropeDutch OpenKennemer270 (-14)€266,660
Played as the KLM Open (Aug 10-13). Dyson (Eng) beat Richard Green (Aus) with a birdie-3 at the first playoff hole, to claim his second European Tour win. [Kennemer G&CC, Zandvoort, Netherlands].
2006Men AsiaIndonesia OpenEmeralda GC268 (-20)US$166,660
Played as the Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia Open (Feb 26-Mar 1; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Simon Dyson (Eng), Alexander Noren (Swe) and Steve Webster (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Jaidee (Thai), who claimed his third European Tour win and eleventh on the Asian Tour. [New Kuta GC, Pecatu, Bali].
2000Men AsiaChina OpenShanghai Silport275 (-13)US$72,000
Played as the Volvo China Open (May 18-21; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Jyoti Randhawa (India) finished 1 shot behind Dyson (Eng), who recorded back-to-back wins on the Davidoff Asian Tour. [Shanghai Silport GC, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China].
2000Men AsiaHong Kong OpenHong Kong GC263 (-21)US$80,750
Played as the Omega Hong Kong Open (Asian Tr season-ending event). Second-placed Kim Felton (Aus), John Kernohan (USA) and Charlie Wi (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind Dyson (Eng), whose win was enough to secure the 2000 Asian Tour Order of Merit title. [Championship Composite course, Hong Kong GC, Fanling].
2000Men AsiaMacau OpenMacau G&CC269 (-15)US$32,300
Played as the Macau Open (May 11-14; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Yong-eun "Y.E." Yang (S Kor) and Andrew Pitts (USA) finished 2 shots behind tour rookie and first-time Asian Tour winner Dyson (Eng). [Macau G&CC, Macau, China].
2000Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Asian Tr$282,371see Score
Dyson (Eng) won the Asian Tour 2000 Davidoff Order of Merit in his rookie season as a professional, with earnings of US$282,371 on the Tour. Jyoti Randhawa (Ind) was second with $224,898; Yeh Wei-Tze (Taiwan) was third with $224,357.
2000Men AwardsRookie of Yr - Asian Tr$282,371see Score
Dyson (Eng) won the Asian Tour 2000 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He also topped the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of US$282,371.


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