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
2016 WGC - HSBC Champions T13 69+70 139 139
2016 British Masters supported by Sky Sports 3 67+68+67+67 269 269
2016 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship CUT 75+82+69 226 226
2016 Ryder Cup T9 - - -
2016 Italian Open CUT 70+71 141 141
2016 Omega European Masters 4 72+66+67+63 268 268
Grand Slam History
US Masters -T467T8T3T112
US Open -T50-T15T10T3T16
The Open Championship -T49-T3T45-2
US PGA Championship --T15T33-T8-

Lee Westwood News

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