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Born: Mon,Jan 13,1964 - Newry, N. Ireland
Age: 60y 6m 5d, Nationality: NIR
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 189lbs
Home: Gleneagles, Scotland
Turned Pro: 1981, Joined European Tour: 1982
Notes: Rafferty was born in Newry, Northern Ireland. He won the Boys Amateur Championship aged fifteen and played in the Walker Cup aged seventeen. He tied for first place with Peter McEvoy in the 1980 English Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship for the Brabazon Trophy. The most notable achievement of Rafferty's professional career came in 1989, when he finished top of the European Tour Order of Merit. He came close to breaking the then record for consecutive cuts made on the...

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Ronan Rafferty

Rafferty was born in Newry, Northern Ireland. He won the Boys Amateur Championship aged fifteen and played in the Walker Cup aged seventeen. He tied for first place with Peter McEvoy in the 1980 English Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship for the Brabazon Trophy.
The most notable achievement of Rafferty's professional career came in 1989, when he finished top of the European Tour Order of Merit. He came close to breaking the then record for consecutive cuts made on the European Tour in the early 1990s, before struggling for form amid injuries later in the decade. He failed to finish inside the top 100 on the Order of Merit between 1998 and 2004. In total he has seven wins on the tour, all of which came between 1989 and 1993. Rafferty now plays few tournaments, and is involved in broadcasting, where he works as a commentator and analyst, and golf course design. Member 1989 European Ryder Cup team.
Played on the European Tour between 1982 and 2003 in 459 events. Won seven times, was runner-up 12 times and in the top-ten 96 times earning euro3,145,980. The Senior PGA Championship will be the first time Rafferty is playing as a senior and the first time he has played in a sanctioned European Tour event since the 2007 Volvo Masters.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 289, Cuts Made: 167 (58%), Top Tens: 38 (13%) , Rounds: 869, Scoring Avg: 72.07, Career Earnings: $293,929 - Best Finish: 1st (4 times)
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Career Totals for Ronan Rafferty 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
  
  
  
  
  
  
28%
  
44%
  
  
  
71.5
  
  
  
71.170.8
  
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27
  
13%619%
  
29%17
  
  
  
71.0
  
  
70.971.4
  
----$0
24
  
58%
  
  
  
  
  
17%7
  
  
  
  
71.870.971.471.4
  
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74%00%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.272.171.671.6
  
----$0
  
14
  
  
0%2
  
  
24%9
  
62
  
  
  
  
72.871.2
  
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15
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.4
  
  
74.171.772.5
  
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0%0
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.1
  
  
  
71.770.771.4----$0
  
1659%0
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.9
  
  
72.672.472.5----
  
  
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
73.0
  
71.574.372.9----
  
191
  
0
  
00%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
73.871.773.7----
  
  
  
  
0
  
0
  
  
0%
  
  
  
75.1
  
  
  
74.772.0
  
----$34,558
  
4
  
0
  
  
  
  
0%
  
0%
  
  
  
74.8
  
72.773.172.8----$27,314
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
0%0
  
36
  
  
  
  
73.471.872.9----$62,734
  
  
  
  
0%
  
0%00%00%1571.074.2
  
73.072.673.772.8----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
0%0
  
  
  
4
  
  
  
74.074.072.5
  
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22
  
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
8
  
  
  
  
73.573.573.5----
  
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
Totals2781624223781837$260,111
Green cells highlight the best in each column/category, yellow the worst.
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.