|Full name||Kurt Barnes|
25 May 1981 |
Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Residence||Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia|
|Current tour(s)||Japan Golf Tour
PGA Tour of Australasia
|Number of wins by tour|
|Japan Golf Tour||1|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||CUT: 2015|
|The Open Championship||CUT: 2010, 2011|
|Achievements and awards|
|Omega China Tour
Order of Merit winner
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. 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.
Amateur wins (4)
- 2002 New South Wales state medal (stroke play), Australian Amateur
- 2003 Riversdale Cup, New Zealand Amateur Stroke Play Championship
Professional wins (7)
OneAsia Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||22 May 2011||SK Telecom Open||–14 (71-64-67=202)||1 stroke||Kim Kyung-tae|
Japan Golf Tour wins (1)
Other wins (5)
- 2004 Toyota Queensland PGA Championship (Von Nida Tour)
- 2005 Victorian Open (Von Nida Tour), Meriton Sydney Invitational
- 2009 Sofitel Zhongshan IGC Open (Omega China Tour), Japan Golf Tour Qualifying School
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||CUT||CUT|
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
- ""Awesome" Barnes wins Sofitel Zhongshan IGC Open". Xinhua News Agency. 26 April 2009. Retrieved 2010-07-07.
- Powter, Anthony (1 February 2010). "Kurt Barnes: Turning Japanese". iseekgolf.com. Retrieved 2010-07-07.