Gary Orr

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Gary Orr
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Personal information
Full name Gary Hamish Orr
Born (1967-05-11) 11 May 1967 (age 51)
Helensburgh, Scotland
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14.0 st)
Nationality  Scotland
Residence Weybridge, England
Spouse Sarah Orr (m. 1998)
Children Jamie (b. 2000)
Bobby William (b. 2003)
Career
Turned professional 1988
Current tour(s) European Senior Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T74: 2001
The Open Championship T41: 2000
PGA Championship CUT: 2000, 2001
Achievements and awards
Sir Henry Cotton
Rookie of the Year
1993

Gary Hamish Orr (born 11 May 1967) is a Scottish professional golfer.

Orr was born in Helensburgh, Scotland. He turned professional in 1988 and became a member of the European Tour in 1993. His two wins on the Tour both came in 2000, at the Algarve Portuguese Open and the Victor Chandler British Masters. He also had his highest finish on the European Tour Order of Merit that season, placing tenth.

Since turning 50 in May 2017, Orr has played on the European Senior Tour. In August 2017 he was runner-up in the Willow Senior Golf Classic.

Professional wins (3)[edit]

European Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 20 Feb 2000 Algarve Portuguese Open –13 (69-67-70-69=275) 1 stroke Wales Phillip Price
2 13 Aug 2000 Victor Chandler British Masters –21 (67-62-68-70=267) 2 strokes Sweden Per-Ulrik Johansson

Other wins (1)[edit]

  • 1991 Sunderland of Scotland Masters

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
U.S. Open
The Open Championship CUT CUT CUT CUT
PGA Championship
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
U.S. Open T74
The Open Championship T41 CUT CUT
PGA Championship CUT CUT

Note: Orr never played in the Masters Tournament.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances[edit]

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