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Born: 1973-04-24, Worksop, England
Nationality: GBR
Height: 6' 0, Weight: 205lbs
Home: West Palm Beach, Fla.
Turned Pro: 1993
Joined PGA Tour: 1999
Official World Golf Ranking: 55
Notes: Born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Westwood began to play golf at age 13 with a half-set of clubs bought by his grandparents. His father, John, a mathematics teacher, took up the game at the same time to encourage his son. A talented sportsman at school, Lee played rugby, cricket, and soccer during his childhood. Westwood had a later start at the game than many tournament professionals, but less than two years later, he was the junior champion of Nottinghamshire. In 1990...

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Lee Westwood

Born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Westwood began to play golf at age 13 with a half-set of clubs bought by his grandparents. His father, John, a mathematics teacher, took up the game at the same time to encourage his son. A talented sportsman at school, Lee played rugby, cricket, and soccer during his childhood.
Westwood had a later start at the game than many tournament professionals, but less than two years later, he was the junior champion of Nottinghamshire. In 1990, he won his first amateur tournament, the Peter McEvoy Trophy. In 1993, he won the British Youth Championship and turned professional. In November 2010, achieved the No. 1 world ranking for the first time in his career, ending Tiger Woods' five-year reign at the top. He was runner-up at both The Masters and the Open Championship and finished 3rd in the Race to Dubai. He might have ranked even higher had it not been for a persistent calf injury in the second half of the year. Returned from a six-week layoff to lead Europe to victory at the Ryder Cup, then ended the season with a 2nd place at the WGC-HSBC Champions, and T-3rd at the season-ending Dubai World Championship presented by DP World. It was a different story 12 months earlier at Jumeirah Golf Estates, where he was crowned Europe's No. 1 with a stunning performance at the Earth Course. A final-round, course-record 64 gave him a six-stroke victory and lifted his season's earnings to a then-record euro4,237,762. He became the eighth Englishman to win the Harry Vardon Trophy twice or more, having previously won the money list in 2000. Is second only to Nick Faldo on the list of England's most prolific champions. Equaled Arnold Palmer's Ryder Cup record at Valhalla in 2008 when he was unbeaten for 12 consecutive matches. European Ryder Cup Team member in 1997, '99, 2002, '06, '8, '10, '12, '14 and '16.
2010 Notes: Finished the year No. 1 in the world ranking. Gave up his PGA Tour card for the 2009 season and regained it for 2012.
2011 Notes: Ended his year with a flourish, winning the Thailand Golf Championship and moving into the No. 2 spot in the world. In April, he regained the No. 1 position by winning the Asian Tour's Indonesian Masters, but Luke Donald took the spot at the end of May. Westwood rejoined the PGA Tour for 2012.
2012 Notes: Played in 27 events around the world. Made 14 of 15 cuts on the PGA Tour with six top-5 finishes, but didn't reach the winner's circle. Best finishes were T-2nd at the BMW Championship and T-3rd at the Masters. He finished 10th in the FedExCup standings and 24th on the money list. On the European Tour, he won the Nordea Masters and finished 10th in the Race to Dubai. Also won in Asia in April at the Indonesian Masters. Went 2-2 for the winning European Ryder Cup Team, including a 3 & 2 singles victory over Matt Kuchar.
2013 Notes: Started the year with a T-5th at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Finished T-8th at the Masters. In his next start at the Wells Fargo Championship, he finished T-4th. Led the British Open going into the final round, but shot 75 to finish four behind winner Phil Mickelson. It was Westwood's best finish of the year, a T-3rd. Played in 26 events around the world. On the PGA Tour, was 41st in the FedExCup standings and 31st on the money list. On the European Tour, finished 13th in the Race to Dubai.
2014 Notes: Finished 7th at the Masters, then won the next week at the Maybank Malaysian Open. Also posted a top-10 at the Players Championship, where he finished T-6th after a nine-under-par performance. That was his last top-10 on the PGA Tour. He played the first FedExCup Playoff event at the Barclays, finishing T-57th, but that was the end of the road. He finished 107th in the FedExCup rankings and 85th on the money list. On the European Tour after his win in Malaysia, he only had one more top-10, a T-8th at the Turkish Airlines Open. Finished 27th in the Race to Dubai. At the end of the year, won again on the Asian Tour at the Thailand Golf Championship, defeating Martin Kaymer and Marcus Fraser by a shot. Went 2-2-0 in his four matches at the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland to help lead the European team to a five-point victory.
2015 Notes: Finished T-9th at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, and in defending his Maybank Malaysian title, finished T-5th, five shots behind winner Anirban Lahiri. After the Masters, he won the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters in Asia. Made it to the quarterfinals before losing at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play. Finished 38th in the Race to Dubai standings. In his last tournament of the year, finished T-2nd at the Asian Tour's Thailand Golf Championship.
2016 Notes: Began the final round of his 17th Masters four shots behind 54-hole leader Jordan Spieth, before a three-under 69 was good enough for a T-2nd with Spieth at two-under 286. Bogeyed the first hole Sunday for a third consecutive day, before an unlikely eagle-3 at No. 15 got him back on track. Became one of three Englishmen to finish inside the top-5 at Augusta National, joining winner Danny Willett and Paul Casey (T-4th). Had two top-10s: a T-10th at the Irish Open and T-8th at the Nordea Masters. Was T-4th going into the final round of the U.S. Open, shot 80, and finished T-32nd. Selected by Darren Clarke as a captain's pick for the European Ryder Cup team, marking his 10th consecutive appearance. Went 0-3 in the European team's 17-11 loss to the United States at Hazeltine. In the fall on the European Tour, was 3rd at the British Masters and finished the year 13th in the Race to Dubai after making 20 starts.
2017 Notes: Played in 23 European events making 21 cuts and finishing in the top-ten 5 times. He was 28th in the Race to Dubai. Started the year with a T-8th finish at Abu Dhabi, then had a T-10th at the French Open. After that Westwood announced his breakup with long-time manager Chubby Chandler to join IMG. Westwood and Chandler had at 24 years one of the longest relationships between player/manager. Was T-9th at the D+D Real Czech Masters, T-3rd at the KLM Open and T-6th at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
2018 Notes: Played in 19 events on the European Tour making 13 cuts with four, top-ten finishes. Won for the first time in four years with a 3 shot win at the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Had three other top-ten finishes, was runner-up at the Made in Denmark, he lost in a four-man playoff to Matt Wallace.
Had two T-5 finishes at the Italian Open and Andalucia Valderrama Masters. He was 17th in the Race to Dubai, his best finish since 2013.
2019 Notes: T-7th at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic and T-10th at the BMW international.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 655, Cuts Made: 529 (81%), Top Tens: 189 (29%) , Rounds: 2245, Scoring Avg: 70.88, Career Earnings: $47,917,924 - Best Finish: 1st (26 times)
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Career Totals for Lee Westwood per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
26
  
92%
  
  
1246%14
  
21
  
  
70.2
  
70.1
  
70.169.7
  
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93%519%
  
33%1348%
  
74%99
  
  
  
70.970.170.5
  
----
  
25
  
  
  
12%8
  
  
44%
  
56%83
  
70.370.570.470.970.5
  
----
  
  
25
  
  
  
  
23%
  
  
18
  
  
69.5
  
  
70.369.870.3
  
----$4,777,490
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
33%
  
  
  
  
71.2
  
  
70.571.1
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
10%6
  
  
  
71.571.2
  
71.671.371.4----
  
19
  
  
  
5%
  
42%
  
58%
  
  
  
  
70.2
  
  
69.870.370.0----$5,304,594
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
42%15
  
  
70.370.5
  
  
70.470.3
  
----$4,008,406
27
  
81%
  
  
  
22%
  
41%20
  
92
  
70.2
  
70.870.770.3
  
----
  
  
25
  
1
  
515%10
  
  
52%
  
71.2
  
  
  
71.571.171.4----
  
22
  
  
  
  
4
  
836%
  
68%
  
  
70.1
  
  
70.069.669.8----
  
  
  
80%15%
  
  
420%8
  
  
  
  
  
  
69.570.469.9----
  
25
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
8270.572.070.5
  
71.370.7
  
----
  
24
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.070.2
  
----
  
252496%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.070.471.0
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
50%
  
71.9
  
  
  
71.270.6
  
----$2,066,718
26
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
23%7
  
  
  
71.671.6
  
71.171.271.1----$1,623,302
22
  
  
0
  
  
14%
  
  
9
  
  
  
  
70.5
  
71.470.971.2----$2,106,846
  
2385%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.8
  
72.072.571.772.2
  
----
  
  
  
  
00%2
  
  
  
  
50%84
  
  
  
  
70.872.1
  
----$1,076,868
  
  
  
0
  
  
10%
  
14%
  
  
6871.772.0
  
  
71.971.5
  
----$364,776
  
  
88%00%
  
  
  
19%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.971.0
  
----
  
21
  
  
  
0%1
  
  
24%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.069.970.0----
  
  
  
85%
  
  
1
  
  
11%13
  
97
  
  
  
  
70.771.1
  
----$1,513,943
30
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
94
  
  
  
  
72.872.972.8----
  
  
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
0%
  
  
  
72.2
  
  
  
71.972.472.1----$361,119
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals654528261121893282241$47,909,456
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Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.