Kurt Barnes

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Kurt Barnes
Personal information
Full name Kurt Barnes
Born (1981-05-25) 25 May 1981 (age 36)
Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Nationality  Australia
Residence Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
Career
Turned professional 2003
Current tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
PGA Tour of Australasia
Professional wins 7
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 2015
The Open Championship CUT: 2010, 2011
PGA Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Omega China Tour
Order of Merit winner
2009

Kurt Barnes (born 25 May 1981) is an Australian professional golfer.

Barnes was born in Muswellbrook, New South Wales. He had a successful amateur career which included victories in the 2002 Australian Amateur, the 2003 Riversdale Cup, which he won with a record 22 under par total, and the 2003 New Zealand Amateur Stroke Play Championship. He turned professional at the end of 2003 and joined the PGA Tour of Australasia.

In 2009 Barnes became the first Australian to win on the Omega China Tour, when he claimed victory in the Sofitel Zhongshan IGC Open.[1] He went on to head the tour's Order of Merit that season, before winning his place on the Japan Golf Tour by finishing first at the tour's qualifying school.[2]

Amateur wins (4)[edit]

Professional wins (7)[edit]

OneAsia Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 22 May 2011 SK Telecom Open –14 (71-64-67=202) 1 stroke South Korea Kim Kyung-tae

Japan Golf Tour wins (1)[edit]

Other wins (5)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship CUT CUT
PGA Championship
  Did not play

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Awesome" Barnes wins Sofitel Zhongshan IGC Open". Xinhua News Agency. 26 April 2009. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  2. ^ Powter, Anthony (1 February 2010). "Kurt Barnes: Turning Japanese". iseekgolf.com. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 

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