Grégory Havret

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Grégory Havret
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Havret at the 2012 KLM Open
Personal information
Full name Grégory Havret
Born (1976-11-25) 25 November 1976 (age 40)
La Rochelle, France
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb; 12.9 st)
Nationality  France
Residence Aix-en-Provence, France
Career
Turned professional 1999
Current tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 3
Other 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 2011
U.S. Open 2nd: 2010
The Open Championship T19: 2008
PGA Championship CUT: 2007

Grégory Havret (born 25 November 1976) is a French professional golfer.

Havret won the French Amateur Championship three years in a row from 1997 to 1999, and in 1999 he won the European Amateur. He also won a minor professional tournament as an amateur, the 1998 Omnium National.

Havret turned professional in 1999 and won a place on the European Tour at the 2000 Qualifying School. He finished 60th on the Order of Merit in 2001, his rookie season, recording a maiden tour victory at the Italian Open. Havret's biggest win to date came in the 2007 Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond, where he overcame three-time major winner Phil Mickelson in a playoff. In August 2008 Havret recorded a second tournament victory in Scotland (third overall), leading the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles at the end of every round in recording a one shot win over Graeme Storm.

Havret's best year-end ranking on the Order of Merit is 19th in 2007. In 2008 Havret reached the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking and established himself as the highest ranked French golfer.

As a qualifier and ranked 391 in the world, Havret was the runner-up at the 2010 U.S. Open, finishing one stroke behind Graeme McDowell.[1]

Amateur wins (4)[edit]

Professional wins (4)[edit]

European Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 4 Nov 2001 Atlanet Italian Open –20 (65-66-68-69=268) 1 stroke Wales Bradley Dredge
2 15 Jul 2007 Barclays Scottish Open –14 (68-64-70-68=270) Playoff United States Phil Mickelson
3 31 Aug 2008 Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles –14 (68-71-69-70=278) 1 stroke England Graeme Storm

European Tour playoff record (1–2)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 2004 Dunhill Championship France Raphaël Jacquelin, Germany Marcel Siem Siem won with birdie on third extra hole
Havret eliminated by birdie on second hole
2 2007 Barclays Scottish Open United States Phil Mickelson Won with par on first extra hole
3 2014 BMW International Open Spain Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Sweden Henrik Stenson,
Paraguay Fabrizio Zanotti
Zanotti won with par on fifth extra hole
Cabrera-Bello eliminated by par on fourth hole
Havret eliminated by birdie on second hole

Other wins (1)[edit]

  • 1998 (1) Omnium National (France, as an amateur)

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP 2 T30 DNP
The Open Championship CUT T19 DNP CUT T57 CUT
PGA Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

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

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
U.S. Open 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 2
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 0 1 0 1 1 2 9 4
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 2 (twice)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

References[edit]

  1. ^ DiMeglio, Steve (2010-06-21). "Graeme McDowell holds off challengers to win U.S. Open". USA Today. Retrieved 2010-06-21. 

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