Gary Murphy

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Gary Murphy
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Personal information
Full name Gary Murphy
Born (1972-10-15) 15 October 1972 (age 44)
Kilkenny, Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Nationality  Ireland
Residence Drogheda, Ireland
Career
Turned professional 1995
Former tour(s) European Tour
Asian Tour
Professional wins 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T34: 2003
PGA Championship DNP

Gary Murphy (born 15 October 1972) is an Irish professional golfer.

Career[edit]

Murphy was born in Kilkenny and began playing golf aged 11, after caddying for his father, Jim, who has played an instrumental role in the development of young golfers. He won the Irish Amateur Closed Championship in 1992. He turned professional in 1995. He won the Asian Tour qualifying school in 1997, and played two seasons on that tour. In addition, he competed on the second tier European Challenge Tour, before returning to Europe full-time, after winning a European Tour card at the 1999 final qualifying school.

Murphy was unable to secure his place on the European Tour in his rookie season and dropped back down to the Challenge Tour in 2001 and 2002. He regained his European Tour card at the end of 2002 at final qualifying school. Since then, he has been able to win enough money each season to retain his playing status through his position on the Order of Merit.

Amateur wins[edit]

  • 1992 Irish Amateur Closed Championship

Professional wins[edit]

  • 2005 Azores Open

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
The Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T34
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

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

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