Grant Waite

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Grant Waite
Personal information
Full nameGrant Osten Waite
Born (1964-08-11) 11 August 1964 (age 58)
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Sporting nationality New Zealand
ResidenceOcala, Florida, U.S.
CollegeUniversity of Oklahoma
Turned professional1987
Current tour(s)Champions Tour
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Nationwide Tour
PGA Tour of Australasia
Professional wins4
Highest ranking92 (18 March 2001)[1]
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour1
PGA Tour of Australasia1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 1994, 2001
PGA ChampionshipT59: 2001
U.S. OpenT36: 1997
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Grant Osten Waite (born 11 August 1964) is a New Zealand professional golfer.

Waite was born in Palmerston North, New Zealand. He has one PGA Tour victory, the Kemper Open in 1993, and finished second to Tiger Woods at the 2000 Bell Canadian Open.

Waite won the New Zealand Open and the Trafalgar Capital Classic in 1992, and the Utah Open in 1993. In 1996, Waite shot a final round 60 in the Phoenix Open.

Waite qualified for the 2015 Champions Tour by finishing second at qualifying school in 2014.[2]

Professional wins (4)[edit]

PGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 23 May 1993 Kemper Open −9 (66-67-72-70=275) 1 stroke United States Tom Kite

PGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 1997 Michelob Championship at Kingsmill United States David Duval, United States Duffy Waldorf Duval won with birdie on first extra hole

PGA Tour of Australasia wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 23 Feb 1992 AMP New Zealand Open −16 (70-63-66-69=268) 2 strokes Australia Peter Fowler, Australia Grant Kenny

PGA Tour of Australasia playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 1993 Ford Australian PGA Championship Australia Ian Baker-Finch, Australia Peter Fowler Baker-Finch won with birdie on second extra hole

Canadian Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 9 Aug 1992 Trafalgar Capital Classic −13 (71-68-68-68=275) 1 stroke United States Michael Bradley

Other wins (1)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Masters Tournament CUT CUT
U.S. Open T72 DQ T36 CUT CUT
PGA Championship CUT CUT CUT CUT T59

Note: Waite never played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

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

Team appearances[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Week 11 2001 Ending 18 Mar 2001" (pdf). OWGR. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  2. ^ Stambaugh, Phil (21 November 2014). "Esposito is medalist at National Qualifying". PGA Tour.

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