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|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Gareth Maybin|
14 September 1980 |
Belfast, Northern Ireland
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Residence||Doagh, Northern Ireland|
|Spouse||Liz (m. 2011)|
|Children||Reeve (b. 2013)|
|College||University of South Alabama|
|Current tour(s)||European Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||T63: 2010|
|The Open Championship||CUT: 2010, 2013|
Born in Belfast, Maybin turned professional in 2005 after completing a scholarship at the University of South Alabama. He remained in the United States and competed on the NGA Hooters Tour, where he finished fourth on the money list in his first season. He won two events on the tour between 2005 and 2007, and had several other top ten finishes.
In 2007, Maybin began to receive invitations to Challenge Tour tournaments in Europe, and after a series of strong finishes took up membership of this tour. The following year, he won the Qingdao Golf Open on his way to fourth place on the Challenge Tour money list, which gave him full exemption on the European Tour for 2009.
In his third event on the European Tour, Maybin lost in a playoff at the 2008 South African Open. This runner-up finish elevated him into the top 100 of the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time. Maybin finished the 2010 season in the top 40 on the Race to Dubai.
Challenge Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runner-up|
|1||14 Sep 2008||Qingdao Golf Open||–-19 (62-67-72-68=269)||6 strokes|| Klas Eriksson, David Horsey,
Gary Lockerbie, Richie Ramsay,
Other wins (2)
- 2005 The Base Camp Realty-Chesdin Landing Open (NGA Hooters Tour)
- 2006 The Quicksilver Classic (NGA Hooters Tour)
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||CUT||DNP||DNP||CUT|
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place.
Yellow background for top-10.
- Palmer Cup (representing Europe): 2004 (winners)
- Gareth Maybin at the European Tour official site
- Gareth Maybin at the NGA Hooters Tour official site
- Gareth Maybin at the Official World Golf Ranking official site
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