Scott Hend

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Scott Hend
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Personal information
Full name Scott Robert Hend
Born 1973
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb; 12.9 st)
Nationality  Australia
Residence Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, U.S.
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Career
Turned professional 1997
Current tour(s) PGA Tour of Australasia
Asian Tour
European Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Canadian Tour
Professional wins 14
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 2
Asian Tour 9
Other 5
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T32: 2006
The Open Championship T72: 2016
PGA Championship T42: 2016
Achievements and awards
Von Nida Tour
Money List winner
2003
Asian Tour
Order of Merit
2016

Scott Robert Hend (born 1973)[1] is an Australian professional golfer, renowned as a long hitter.[2]

Hend turned professional in 1997 and joined the PGA Tour of Australasia. He has since played on most of the major golf tours around the world. He has won three times in Australia, and was the inaugural winner of the Von Nida Tour Order of Merit in 2003. He has also won on the Canadian Tour, at the 2002 Victoria Open.

Hend played on the United States-based PGA Tour in 2004 and 2005, having gained his card at qualifying school for both seasons. In 2005, he was the first foreign player to win the 'Long Drive' statistic on the PGA Tour. Since 2007 he has played on the Asian Tour, winning for the first time in 2008 at the Indonesia President Invitational. He finished fourth on the Order of Merit in both 2007 and 2009, and in 2007 was named Rookie of the Year.

In June 2016, Hend won the Queen's Cup in Thailand by one stroke, for his ninth victory on the Asian Tour. This moved him up into a tie for third place on the all-time winners list, behind only Prayad Marksaeng and Thongchai Jaidee. He went on the win the 2016 Asian Tour Order of Merit.

Professional wins (14)[edit]

European Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 19 Oct 2014 Hong Kong Open1 −13 (67-66-67-67=267) Playoff Philippines Angelo Que
2 13 Mar 2016 True Thailand Classic1 −18 (68-64-70-68=270) 1 stroke Thailand Piya Swangarunporn

1 Co-sanctioned with the Asian Tour

European Tour playoff record (1–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2014 Hong Kong Open Philippines Angelo Que Won with par on first extra hole
2 2016 Omega European Masters Sweden Alexander Norén Lost to birdie on first extra hole

Asian Tour wins (9)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 31 Aug 2008 Pertamina Indonesia President Invitational −16 (71-69-66-66=272) 3 strokes Taiwan Lin Wen-tang
2 8 Apr 2012 ISPS Handa Singapore Classic −11 (67-68-64=199) 1 stroke Spain Javier Colomo, United States David Lipsky,
Taiwan Lu Wei-chih, Sri Lanka Mithun Perera
3 31 Mar 2013 Chiangmai Golf Classic −20 (68-69-67-64=268) 3 strokes South Africa Bryce Easton
4 6 Oct 2013 Mercuries Taiwan Masters −3 (69-72-70-74=285) 4 strokes United States Sam Cyr
5 20 Oct 2013 Venetian Macau Open −16 (74-64-63-67=268) 3 strokes India Anirban Lahiri
6 19 Oct 2014 Hong Kong Open1 −13 (67-66-67-67=267) Playoff Philippines Angelo Que
7 18 Oct 2015 Venetian Macao Open (2) −20 (66-68-64-66=268) 3 strokes India Anirban Lahiri, India Chiragh Kumar
8 13 Mar 2016 True Thailand Classic1 −18 (68-64-70-68=270) 1 stroke Thailand Piya Swangarunporn
9 19 Jun 2016 Queen's Cup −15 (69-69-64-67=269) 1 stroke Thailand Gunn Charoenkul

1 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour

Other wins (5)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP T32 DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT T72
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T42

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Results in World Golf Championships[edit]

Results not in chronological order prior to 2015.

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Mexico Championship DNP DNP T16 DNP 63 T65
Match Play DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Bridgestone Invitational DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
HSBC Champions T24 T21 DNP T19 T54

DNP = Did not play
"T" = tied

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scott Hend player page". Sports Illustrated. Archived from the original on 6 March 2005. Retrieved 12 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hend Carries Canadian Success onto PGA Tour". Golf Channel. 4 February 2005. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 

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