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Name: - Stuart Appleby
Country: - Australia
Born : - May 1, 1971 in Cohuna, Victoria, Australia.
Original Home/Club: - Cohuna, Victoria
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1992
Web Address: - http://www.stuartappleby.com
Sponsor / Attachment: - Callaway, Cross Golf Apparel, The Greenbrier.

Roll of Honour

Presidents Cup player (1998, 2000, '03, '05, '07). Multiple wins on the Australasian and US PGA Tours.


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Stuart Appleby is one of the most successful Australian golfers of the modern era (and not to be confused with the similarly aged Robert Allenby). A multiple winner on both the Australasian and US PGA Tours, Appleby became a winner of the PGA Tour's season opening Mercedes Championships for three straight years (2004, '05, '06).


Top tournaments won by Stuart Appleby

2010Men Aus/NZAustralian MastersVictoria GC, Aus274 (-10)A$270,000
Played as the JBWere Masters (Nov 11-14; Aus Tour event). Second-placed Adam Bland (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Appleby (Aus), who recorded his first Australasian Tour win in nine years. Defending champion Tiger Woods (USA) finished 3 shots adrift in fourth place. [Victoria GC, Melbourne, Aus].
2010Men AmericaGreenbrier ClassicGreenbrier GC, WV258 (-22)$1,080,000
Played as the inaugural Greenbrier Classic (Jul 29-Aug 1). Second-placed Jeff Overton (USA) finished 1 shot behind Appleby (Aus). Appleby shot a record equalling low round 59 (only achieved by four other players in PGA Tour history) in the final round to secure his first PGA Tour win for four years. [Old White TPC course, Greenbrier GC, White Sulphur Springs, WV].
2006Men AmericaHouston OpenHouston, GC of269 (-19)$990,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 20-23). Second-placed Bob Estes (USA) finished 6 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Appleby (Aus), who claimed his second PGA Tour title of 2006. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
2006Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)Kapalua Resort284 (-8)$1,080,000
Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 5-8; PGA Tour season opener). Appleby (Aus) beat Vijay Singh (Fiji) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to claim his third straight win in this event. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].
2005Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)Kapalua Resort271 (-21)$1,060,000
Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 6-9; PGA Tour season opener). Jonathan Kaye (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Appleby (Aus). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].
2004Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)Kapalua Resort270 (-22)$1,060,000
Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 8-11; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) finished 1 shot behind Appleby (Aus), to claim the first of his three straight wins in this event. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].
2003Men AmericaShriners Hosp. OpenTPC Summerlin328 (-31)$720,000
Played as the Las Vegas Invitational (Oct 8-12; 90 hole event). Appleby (Aus) beat Scott McCarron (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole to secure his first win in four years. [TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV. Earlier rounds also at: TPC at The Canyons (now TPC Las Vegas) and Bear's Best GC].
2001Men Aus/NZAustralian OpenGrand, Aus271 (-13)A$270,000
Played as the Holden Australian Open (Nov 22-25). Second-placed Scott Laycock (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Stuart Appleby (Aus). [The Grand GC, Gilston, Gold Coast, Qld.].
1999Men AmericaHouston OpenWoodlands CC, TX279 (-9)$450,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 29-May 2). Second-placed John Cook (USA) and Hal Sutton (USA) finished 1 shot behind Appleby (Aus). [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1998Men AmericaKemper OpenTPC Potomac274 (-10)$360,000
Played as the Kemper Open (June 4-7). Second-placed Scott Hoch (USA) finished 1 shot behind Appleby (Aus). [TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, nr Washington DC. At the time known as TPC Avenel].
1997Men AmericaHonda ClassicHeron Bay274 (-14)$270,000
Played as the Honda Classic (March 13-16). Second-placed Payne Stewart (USA) and Michael Bradley (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Appleby (Aus). [Heron Bay GC, Coral Springs, FL; at the time known as TPC at Heron Bay].

 

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