Simon Robinson (golfer)

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Simon Robinson
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Simon Scott Robinson
Born (1981-02-16) 16 February 1981 (age 33)
Hartlepool, England
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb; 13 st)
Nationality  England
Residence Seaton Carew, England
Career
College University of Houston
Turned professional 2004
Former tour(s) Challenge Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
Challenge Tour 1

Simon Robinson (born 16 February 1981) is an English professional golfer.

Robinson was born in Hartlepool. He was successful as a junior, winning both the world and European boys championships. He played college golf at the University of Houston.[1]

Robinson turned professional in 2004 and has played predominantly on the lower level tours. In 2005 he won three times on the PGA EuroPro Tour to finish in third place on the Order of Merit and earn his place on the second tier Challenge Tour for 2006.

Robinson played on the Challenge Tour for four seasons. His best year was 2008 when he claimed his first title on the tour, the SK Golf Challenge held in Finland,[2] and finished 46th on the end of season rankings.

Amateur wins[edit]

  • 1999 World Boys Championship, European Boys Championship

Professional wins (4)[edit]

Challenge Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning Score Margin of Victory Runners-up
1 15 Jun 2008 SK Golf Challenge –13 (73-66-69-63=271) 6 strokes Australia John Wade, England Andrew Willey

Other wins (3)[edit]

  • 2005 The Swallow Suffolk Open, Oakley International Open, Golf Pages Classic (all PGA EuroPro Tour)

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

  • Palmer Cup (representing Great Britain & Ireland): 2000 (winners)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University of Houston profile". Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Record-breaking win for Robinson". BBC Sport. 16 June 2008. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 

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