Lee Westwood - Profile
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.
- Nationality: England
- Date Of Birth: 24/04/1973
- Birth Place: Worksop, England
- Height: 6ft
|2018||BMW PGA Championship||T11||70+69||139||-5|
|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|
|The Open Championship||-||-||-||T49||-||T3||T45|
|US PGA Championship||-||-||-||-||T15||T33||-|
Lee Westwood News
Lee Westwood is upbeat going into The Open at Royal Troon this week where, 12 years ago, he tied for fourth.
Luke Donald said he has played his way into a "great position" ahead of the final round of the British Masters.
Lee Westwood hopes returning to the European Tour can reinvigorate his game and secure a 10th consecutive Ryder Cup spot.
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes displayed his golfing skills at Wentworth by holing a cracking bunker shot.
Unsure who to back for victory at the BMW PGA Championship? Ben Coley takes a look at some of the Wentworth contenders.
Wayne Riley and Richard Boxall guest in a special preview podcast ahead of the BMW PGA Championship.