Robert Coles (golfer)

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Robert Coles
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Personal information
Full name Robert Coles
Born (1972-09-02) 2 September 1972 (age 44)
Hornchurch, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 168 lb (76 kg; 12.0 st)
Nationality  England
Residence Hornchurch, England
Career
Turned professional 1994
Current tour(s) Challenge Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
Challenge Tour 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 2005
PGA Championship DNP

Robert Coles (born 2 September 1972) is an English professional golfer who currently plays on the European Tour.

Coles was born in Hornchurch, England. He turned professional in 1994.

Coles has won three times on the Challenge Tour, once at the 2003 BA-CA Golf Open (Austrian Open) and twice in 2009, at the Moroccan Classic by Banque Populaire and the Challenge of Ireland. The Austrian Open at the time was a Challenge Tour event, but has since become a European Tour event. He has finished on the top 100 on the European Tour Order of Merit three times, in 2004, 2005 and 2011. He lost his card in 2006 and returned to the Challenge Tour. He returned to the European Tour in 2010. He has amassed over one million euros in career earnings. In February 2011, Coles finished runner-up at the Avantha Masters to Shiv Chowrasia. The pair were tied going into the par-five 18th, however Coles made bogey allowing Chowrasia to take the tournament with a par.

Professional wins (3)[edit]

Challenge Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 7 Sep 2003 BA-CA Golf Open −13 (70-67-70-68=275) Playoff Australia Steven Bowditch
2 3 May 2009 Moroccan Classic −13 (69-67-71-68=275) 4 strokes Australia Matthew Zions
3 14 Jun 2009 Challenge of Ireland −10 (68-69-74-67=278) Playoff Belgium Nicolas Colsaerts

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