Brett Ogle

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Brett Ogle
— Golfer —
Brett Ogle 1990.JPG
Personal information
Full name Brett James Ogle
Born (1964-07-14) 14 July 1964 (age 50)
Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb; 12.9 st)
Nationality  Australia
Residence Melbourne, Victoria
Spouse Ricki
Children Chris (1990), Rachel (1993)
Career
Turned professional 1985
Retired 2002
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
European Tour
PGA Tour of Australasia
Professional wins 14
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 2
European Tour 1
PGA Tour of Australasia 5
Other 6
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T50: 1993
U.S. Open T21: 1995
The Open Championship T11: 1995
PGA Championship CUT: 1994, 1995, 1996
Achievements and awards
Australasian
Rookie of the Yyear
1986

Brett James Ogle (born 14 July 1964) is an Australian professional golfer.

Ogle was born in Paddington, New South Wales, adopted at 6 weeks of age and was brought up in the town of Goulburn. He now lives in Melbourne. He turned professional in 1985, joining the PGA Tour of Australasia that year. He played on the European Tour from 1988 to 1992, where he performed consistently, winning the AGF Open in 1990, the year he had his best finish on the Order of Merit, 24th place. He also ended the 1989 and 1992 seasons inside the top 30.

At the end of 1992, Ogle tied for medalist honors at the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament. He won his first PGA Tour title in just his fourth event of 1993, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. He won one other tournament on the tour, the Hawaiian Open in 1994. He was unable to maintain that form as he struggled with the yips, and lost his card at the end of the 1996 season.

Since leaving the PGA Tour, Ogle has worked as an analyst and commentator for Fox Sports. He returned to tournament golf on the Australasian Tour in 1999, but left the tour again in 2002 to focus on broadcasting work.[1]

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 7 Feb 1993 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am −10 (68-68-69-71=276) 3 strokes United States Billy Ray Brown
2 16 Jan 1994 United Airlines Hawaiian Open −17 (66-66-69-68=269) 1 stroke United States Davis Love III

European Tour wins (1)[edit]

PGA Tour of Australasia wins (5)[edit]

Other wins (6)[edit]

  • 1985 South Pacific Open
  • 1986 Tahiti Open
  • 1989 Equity & Law Challenge
  • 1990 New South Wales PGA Championship
  • 1992 World Cup (individual)
  • 1996 West Coast Classic (Canada)

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP T50 CUT DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T21 T32
The Open Championship T52 CUT T73 DNP DNP DNP T11 T66
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT CUT CUT DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances[edit]

  • World Cup (representing Australia): 1992 (individual winner), 1995

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brett Ogle retires from professional golf". golftoday.co.uk. 2002. Retrieved 17 July 2009. 

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