David Park (golfer)

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David Park
Personal information
Full name David Park
Born (1974-06-25) 25 June 1974 (age 43)
London, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Nationality  Wales
Residence Monmouth, Wales
Career
College Augusta State University
Turned professional 1997
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 1
Challenge Tour 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship 79th: 2002
PGA Championship DNP

David Park (born 25 June 1974) is a Welsh professional golfer.

Park was born in London to Welsh parents and represents Wales. In 1997, he won the 1997 Brabazon Trophy and was a member of the Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team before turning professional late in the year.

Park was a rookie on the European Tour in 1999, and made a flying start to his tour career. His first event was the Moroccan Open, where he led from the beginning, before losing a playoff to Miguel Ángel Martín at the sixth sudden-death hole. His second event was the Compaq European Grand Prix, and he won it. However, he has not lived up to this early promise, and through 2008 he has not bettered his rookie season Order of Merit ranking of 40th.

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins[edit]

European Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 27 Jun 1999 Compaq European Grand Prix −14 (67-65-70-72=274) 1 stroke England David Carter, South Africa Retief Goosen

European Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1999 Moroccan Open Spain Miguel Ángel Martín Lost to par on sixth extra hole

Challenge Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 19 Jul 1998 Rolex Trophy
(unofficial money)
−12 (69-65-74-68=276) Playoff Sweden Per Nyman
2 27 Mar 1999 OKI Telepizza Challenge −11 (66-69-72-70=277) 1 stroke Sweden Ola Eliasson

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002
The Open Championship CUT 79

Note: Park only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

External links[edit]