Phillip Price

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Phillip Price
— Golfer —
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Personal information
Full name John Phillip Price
Born (1966-10-21) 21 October 1966 (age 48)
Pontypridd, Wales
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Nationality  Wales
Residence Newport, Wales
Career
Turned professional 1989
Current tour(s) European Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T35: 2004
U.S. Open T53: 1999
The Open Championship T10: 2003
PGA Championship T58: 2001

John Phillip Price (born 21 October 1966) is a Welsh professional golfer who plays on the European Tour.

Early life[edit]

Price was born in Pontypridd. He currently resides in Newport.

Professional golfer[edit]

Price turned professional in 1989 and qualified for membership of the European Tour for the 1991 season via the 1990 Qualifying School. His best year on the tour came in 2000, when he finished eighth on the Order of Merit. His other top ten placing came in 2003, when he was tenth.

He has three tournament wins on the European Tour. In 2005 he played on the U.S.-based PGA Tour, but he didn't do well enough to retain his card and in 2006 he is back on the European Tour. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

Ryder Cup[edit]

Price has made one appearance in the Ryder Cup, playing for the winning European team of 2002. He beat Phil Mickelson in the final day's singles to secure an invaluable point and an historic victory.

Professional wins[edit]

European Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runners-up
1 20 Mar 1994 Portuguese Open −6 (64-71-71-72=278) 4 strokes England Paul Eales, England David Gilford,
South Africa Retief Goosen
2 29 Apr 2001 Algarve Open de Portugal −15 (72-67-70-64=273) 2 strokes Republic of Ireland Pádraig Harrington, Germany Sven Strüver
3 6 Jul 2003 Smurfit European Open −16 (66-69-67-70=272) 1 stroke Scotland Alastair Forsyth, Zimbabwe Mark McNulty

Other wins[edit]

  • 1993 Welsh Professional Championship

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T53
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT T58
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP T35 DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP WD DNP DNP T57 DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT T30 CUT T10 CUT DNP CUT
PGA Championship CUT T15 CUT CUT CUT DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = Missed the half-way cut
WD = Withdrew
"T" = Tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 3
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
Totals 0 0 0 0 1 2 18 7
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 2 (three times)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

See also[edit]

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