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Name: - Brett Michael Rumford
Country: - Australia
Born : - July 27th, 1977 in Perth, the capital city of Western Australia.
Original Home/Club: -
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 2000

Roll of Honour

Australian Amateur champion (1998). Multiple wins on the Australasian, European, Asian and OneAsia Tours. Australasian Tour Order of Merit winner (2017).


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Rumford is a current Australasian and European Tour player who has enjoyed several wins during his career. He is known for the quality of his short game.


Top tournaments won by Brett Rumford

2017Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Aus TrA$313,094see Score
Rumford (Aus) won the PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit, with 2017 season earnings of A$313,094 on the Tour. Adam Bland (Aus) was second with A$292,570; Jason Norris (Aus) was third with A$273,305.
2017Men Aus/NZPerth IntlLake Karrinyup2 & 1€210,255
Played as the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth (Feb 16-19; Aus/Asian/Eurpn Trs event; formerly the Perth International). (New format: after three rounds of stroke play, top 24 go into knockout match plays on the final day. Each match play round played over 6 holes). Rumford (Aus) beat Pachara Khongwatmai (Thai) 2 and 1 in the 6-hole final. Rumford also led the field by 5 shots after the three rounds of stroke play. [Lake Karrinyup CC, Perth, WA, Aus].
2013Men AsiaBallantine's Ch'shipBlackstone GC277 (-11)US$466,725
Played as the Ballantine's Championship (April 25-28; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Rumford (Aus) beat Marcus Fraser (Aus) and Peter Whiteford (Scot) with an eagle-3 at the first playoff hole. This was Rumford's first win in six years. [Blackstone GC, Icheon, Seoul, S Korea].
2013Men AsiaChina OpenBinhai Lake272 (-16)US$534,120
Played as the Volvo China Open (May 2-5; OneAsia/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Mikko Ilonen (Fin) finished 4 shots behind Rumford (Aus). After a six year winless streak, Rumford recorded two wins in as many weeks, both the victories coming in European Tour co-sanctioned events in Asia. [North course, Binhai Lake GC, Tianjin, China].
2007Men EuropeEuropean MastersCrans-sur-Sierre268 (-16)€333,330
Played as the Omega European Masters (Sept 6-9). Rumford (Aus) beat Phillip Archer (Eng) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [GC Crans-sur-Sierre, Crans-Montana, Switzerland].
2004Men EuropeIrish OpenCounty Louth274 (-14)€316,660
Played as the Nissan Irish Open (July 22-25). Second-placed Raphaël Jacquelin (Fra) and Padraig Harrington (Ire) finished 4 shots behind Rumford (Aus). [County Louth GC, Baltray, Drogheda, Ireland].
2003Men EuropeHauts de France OpenAa St Omer269 (-15)€66,660
Played as the Aa St Omer Open (June 12-15; first time a full European Tour event). Second-placed Ben Mason (Eng) finished 5 strokes behind Rumford (Aus). [Aa St Omer Golf Club, Lumbres, Hauts-de-France, France].

 

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