Steve Webster (golfer)

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Steve Webster
Personal information
Full nameSteve Webster
Born (1975-01-17) 17 January 1975 (age 43)
Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight154 lb (70 kg; 11.0 st)
Nationality England
ResidenceSunningdale, Berkshire, England
Career
Turned professional1995
Current tour(s)Challenge Tour
Former tour(s)European Tour
Professional wins2
Number of wins by tour
European Tour2
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipT24: 1995
PGA ChampionshipT59: 2005

Steve Webster (born 17 January 1975) is an English professional golfer.

Webster was born in Nuneaton, Warwickshire and was brought up in nearby Atherstone. He finished tied for 24th place in the 1995 Open Championship at St Andrews, winning the silver medal as low amateur ahead of Tiger Woods.[1] He turned professional later that year.

Webster was medalist at the 1995 European Tour Qualifying School. He finished in 129th place on the Order of Merit in his rookie season, just missing out on retaining his playing privileges and forcing him to return to qualifying school, where he was again successful. Since 1997 he has made the top 100 on the Order of Merit every season, to comfortably retain his place on Europe's elite tour.

In 2005 Webster won his first European Tour title at the Telecom Italia Open,[1] and finished a career best 29th on the Order of Merit. In 2007 he won his second European Tour event at the Portugal Masters.[2]

Webster was a member of the winning Great Britain & Ireland team at the 2002 Seve Trophy and again in 2009.

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins[edit]

European Tour wins (2)[edit]

Steve Webster
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 8 May 2005 Telecom Italia Open –18 (68-68-66-68=270) 3 strokes Wales Bradley Dredge, England Richard Finch,
Denmark Anders Hansen
2 21 Oct 2007 Portugal Masters –25 (66-66-67-64=263) 2 strokes Sweden Robert Karlsson

European Tour playoff record (0–2)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 2001 Telefonica Open de Madrid South Africa Retief Goosen Lost to birdie on third extra hole
2 2012 The Nelson Mandela Championship Scotland Scott Jamieson, Spain Eduardo de la Riva Jamieson won with par on second extra hole
de la Riva eliminated by par on first hole

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
The Open Championship T24 LA
PGA Championship
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
The Open Championship CUT T41 CUT
PGA Championship T59 CUT CUT

Note: Webster never played in the Masters Tournament or the U.S. Open.

  Did not play

LA = Low amateur
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Webster completes Italian job". BBC Sport. 8 May 2005. Retrieved 9 April 2009.
  2. ^ "Webster snatches Portugal Masters". BBC Sport. 21 October 2007. Retrieved 9 April 2009.

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