Ian Garbutt

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Ian Garbutt
Personal information
Full name Ian David Garbutt
Born (1972-04-03) 3 April 1972 (age 45)
Doncaster, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12.3 st)
Nationality  England
Residence Doncaster, England
Turned professional 1992
Retired 2009
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 1
Number of wins by tour
Challenge Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T50: 2002
PGA Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Challenge Tour
Rankings winner

Ian David Garbutt (born 3 April 1972) is an English professional golfer.

Garbutt was born in Doncaster. He started playing golf at the age of 8, and by the age of 16, he had become a scratch player. He won the English Amateur at the age of 18, defeating Gary Evans in the final.[1]

Garbutt turned professional in 1992, and played on the European and Challenge Tours, sometimes splitting his time between both, until the end of 2008. Having lost his place on the European Tour at the end of the season, he retired from tournament golf early the following year to take up a position with sports management group ISM.[2]

In 1996, Garbutt finished top of the Challenge Tour Rankings, after winning the UAP Grand Final.[3]

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins[edit]

Challenge Tour wins[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
The Open Championship T51 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T52 DNP T50

Note: Garbutt only played in The Open Championship.

DNP = Did not play
"T" = tied


  1. ^ Glover, Tim (21 July 2000). "Yorkshireman Garbutt proves qualified success with a 68". London: The Independent. Retrieved 2009-04-11. 
  2. ^ "Garbutt ready for backstage role". Yorkshire Evening Post. 5 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-11. 
  3. ^ Farrell, Andy (1 December 1996). "Hard school's qualified failures". London: The Independent. Retrieved 2009-04-11. 

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