Lee Westwood - Profile

Lee Westwood: Tied 15th at Valhalla in 2000

Lee Westwood: Tied 15th at Valhalla in 2000

Still carries the unwanted tag of one of the best players yet to have never won a major after a string of near misses.

* Has spent 22 weeks at world No.1: Oct 31st, 2010-Feb 20th, 2011 and Apr 24th, 2011-May 22nd, 2011.

* End of year world ranking fell from 5th in 2000 to 181st in 2002. Has spent a total of 350 weeks in the world's top 10.

* Yet to win a major. Runner-up: 2010 Masters, 2010 Open Championship, 3rd: 2008 US Open, 2009 Open Championship, 2009 USPGA, 2011 US Open, 2013 Open Championship. Total of 17 top 10s in majors.

* 23 European Tour wins. First was Volvo Scandinavian Masters in August, 1996.

* 2 PGA Tour wins: 1998 Freeport-McDermott Classic, 2010 St Jude Classic.

* Played in 8 Ryder Cups (1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012). On winning side 6 times.

* Tied 15th in 2000 US PGA at Valhalla.

Player Details

  • Nationality: England
  • Date Of Birth: 24/04/1973
  • Birth Place: Worksop, England
  • Height: 6ft
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2018 BMW PGA Championship T11 70+69 139 -5
2018 Houston Open MDF 69+70+76 215 -1
2018 ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth MDF 66+70+78 214 -2
2018 Maybank Championship Malaysia T10 72+62+69+70 273 -15
2018 Omega Dubai Desert Classic CUT 71+69 140 -4
2018 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship CUT 74+69 143 -1
Grand Slam History
  2018201720162015201420132012
US Masters -T28T2T467T8T3
US Open ---T50-T15T10
The Open Championship ---T49-T3T45
US PGA Championship ----T15T33-

Lee Westwood News

Lee Westwood says his form is good going into The Open at Royal Troon

Westwood upbeat on Open chances

Lee Westwood is upbeat going into The Open at Royal Troon this week where, 12 years ago, he tied for fourth.

Luke Donald believes he is in contention to win his first title in more than three years

Donald in ‘great position’

Luke Donald said he has played his way into a "great position" ahead of the final round of the British Masters.

Lee Westwood is back on the European Tour after moving home to the UK

Lee Westwood looking up

Lee Westwood hopes returning to the European Tour can reinvigorate his game and secure a 10th consecutive Ryder Cup spot.

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