Gary Wolstenholme

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Gary Wolstenholme
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Personal information
Full name Gary P. Wolstenholme
Born (1960-08-21) 21 August 1960 (age 56)
Egham, Surrey, England
Nationality  England
Career
Turned professional 2008
Current tour(s) European Senior Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 5
Number of wins by tour
European Senior Tour 3
Other 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 1992, 2004
U.S. Open CUT: 2008
The Open Championship CUT: 1992, 2003
PGA Championship DNP

Gary P. Wolstenholme MBE (born 21 August 1960) is an English professional golfer known for his long amateur career who now plays on the European Senior Tour.

Wolstenholme was born in Egham, Surrey. His father was Guy Wolstenholme a professional golfer. He has won The Amateur Championship twice (1991, 2003) as well as many other amateur tournaments around the world. He has played on six Walker Cup teams and is the all-time points leader for the Great Britain and Ireland side.

In September 2008, at the age of 48, Wolstenholme turned professional in anticipation of playing senior professional golf in 2010.[1] He attempted to qualify for the European Tour through qualifying school, but failed to advance past the first stage.[2]

Playing on the European Senior Tour, Wolstenholme has won three events: the 2010 Casa Serena Open, 2012 Mallorca Open Senior and the 2012 Benahavis Senior Masters.

Amateur wins (14)[edit]

  • 1989 Golf Illustrated Gold Vase
  • 1991 The Amateur Championship
  • 1993 Chinese Amateur
  • 1995 United Arab Emirates Amateur, British Mid-Amateur
  • 1996 British Mid-Amateur, Finnish Amateur Championship
  • 1997 Welsh Amateur
  • 1998 British Mid-Amateur
  • 2000 Sherry Cup Invitational
  • 2001 Sherry Cup Invitational
  • 2002 South African Amateur Stroke Play
  • 2003 The Amateur Championship, Scottish Amateur Strokeplay Championship
  • 2007 New South Wales Amateur

Professional wins (5)[edit]

European Senior Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 19 Sep 2010 Casa Serena Open –13 (66-67-67=200) 3 strokes Scotland Gordon Brand, Jnr
2 13 May 2012 Mallorca Open Senior –8 (70-66-69=205) 2 strokes Australia Mike Harwood, England Paul Wesselingh,
South Africa Chris Williams
3 3 Jun 2012 Benahavis Senior Masters –13 (67-67-66=200) 1 stroke England Mark James, Wales Mark Mouland

Other wins (2)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Masters Tournament CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

Note: Wolstenholme never played in the PGA Championship.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances[edit]

this list maybe incomplete
Amateur

References[edit]

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