Phillip Archer

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Phillip Archer
KLM 2009 Philip Archer.JPG
At KLM Open in 2009
Personal information
Full namePhillip Archer
Born (1972-03-17) 17 March 1972 (age 46)
Warrington, England
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight189 lb (86 kg; 13.5 st)
Nationality England
ResidenceWarrington, England
Career
Turned professional1991
Former tour(s)European Tour
Challenge Tour
Professional wins4
Number of wins by tour
Challenge Tour3
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
U.S. OpenT48: 2006
The Open Championship81st: 2008
PGA ChampionshipDNP

Phillip Archer (born 17 March 1972) is an English professional golfer.

Archer was born in Warrington. He is best known for shooting a score of 60 in the first round at the Celtic Manor Wales Open in 2006. He had a chance of being the first player on the European Tour to shoot a 59, but missed his birdie putt on the 18th green.[1] His best European Tour Order of Merit finish is 29th in 2007. He lost his card after a poor 2010 season. He has won three tournaments on the Challenge Tour, Europe's second tier tour. He won the Rolex Trophy in 2004, the Allianz Open Côtes d'Armor Bretagne in 2011 and the Pacific Rubiales Colombia Classic in 2012.

Professional wins (4)[edit]

Challenge Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 22 Aug 2004 Rolex Trophy –18 (65-67-66=198) 5 strokes England Lee Slattery
2 12 Jun 2011 Allianz Open Côtes d'Armor Bretagne –7 (69-67-61-76=273) 1 stroke Austria Roland Steiner
3 11 Mar 2012 Pacific Rubiales Colombia Classic –8 (71-71-68-70=280) 1 stroke England Chris Lloyd, Denmark Morten Ørum Madsen

Other wins (1)[edit]

Playoff record[edit]

European Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2007 Omega European Masters Australia Brett Rumford Lost to birdie on first extra hole

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
U.S. Open T48 CUT
The Open Championship 81 CUT

Note: Archer never played in the Masters Tournament or the PGA Championship.

  Did not play

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

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

  • Seve Trophy (representing Great Britain & Ireland): 2007 (winners)
  • PGA Cup (representing Great Britain and Ireland): 2017 (winners)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archer misses out on Tour record". BBC Sport. 1 June 2006. Retrieved 27 May 2009.

External links[edit]