Paul Way

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Paul Way
— Golfer —
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Personal information
Full name Paul G. Way
Born (1963-03-12) 12 March 1963 (age 52)
Kingsbury, Middlesex, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 159 lb (72 kg; 11.4 st)
Nationality  England
Residence Tonbridge, Kent, England
Career
Turned professional 1981
Current tour(s) European Senior Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 3
Other 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T22: 1984
PGA Championship CUT: 1986

Paul G. Way (born 12 March 1963) is an English professional golfer.

Way was born in Kingsbury, Middlesex. He went to the Hugh Christie School in Tonbridge, Kent. He won the Brabazon Trophy in 1981.

Way turned professional in 1982 and quickly found success on the European Tour, winning that year's KLM Dutch Open.

For a few years, Way was one of Europe's most promising young golfers, and he represented Europe in the Ryder Cup in 1983, when he became the second youngest Ryder Cup player up to that time after Nick Faldo, and again in 1985, when Europe captured the trophy which had been in American hands for twenty-eight years. He had an outstanding Ryder Cup record of six wins, two losses and one halved match.

Way did not sustain his early success. His last top 100 finish on the Order of Merit was in 1993 and after 1997 he played little tournament golf. He began playing on the European Senior Tour after turning 50 in March 2013.

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins[edit]

European Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 8 Aug 1982 KLM Dutch Open −12 (71-73-67-65=276) 2 strokes Northern Ireland David Feherty, Argentina Vicente Fernández
2 27 May 1985 Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship −6 (75-72-69-66=282) Playoff Scotland Sandy Lyle
3 13 Sep 1987 Panasonic European Open −9 (70-71-71-67=279) 2 strokes South Africa John Bland, Scotland Gordon Brand, Jnr

Other wins (1)[edit]

  • 1985 South African Classic

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT DNP T35 CUT T22 CUT CUT CUT DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT DNP CUT CUT CUT
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1983 and 1985 Open Championships)
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

  • Walker Cup (representing Great Britain & Ireland): 1981

Professional

External links[edit]