Gary Wolstenholme

Gary P. Wolstenholme MBE (born 21 August 1960) is an English professional golfer, known for his long amateur career, who now plays on the European Senior Tour.

Gary Wolstenholme
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Personal information
Full nameGary P. Wolstenholme
Born (1960-08-21) 21 August 1960 (age 60)
Egham, Surrey, England
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight92 kg (203 lb; 14.5 st)
Nationality England
Career
Turned professional2008
Current tour(s)European Senior Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins5
Number of wins by tour
European Senior Tour3
Other2
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 1992, 2004
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenCUT: 2008
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 1992, 2003

Wolstenholme was born in Egham, Surrey. His father was Guy Wolstenholme a professional golfer. He has won The Amateur Championship twice (1991, 2003) as well as many other amateur tournaments around the world. He has played on six Walker Cup teams and is the all-time points leader for the Great Britain and Ireland side.

In September 2008, at the age of 48, Wolstenholme turned professional in anticipation of playing senior professional golf in 2010.[1] He attempted to qualify for the European Tour through qualifying school, but failed to advance past the first stage.[2]

Playing on the European Senior Tour, Wolstenholme has won three events: the 2010 Casa Serena Open, 2012 Mallorca Open Senior and the 2012 Benahavis Senior Masters.

Amateur winsEdit

Professional wins (5)Edit

PGA EuroPro Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 1 Jul 2010 Stoke by Nayland −15 (69-63-69=201) 4 strokes   James Busby,   Brendan McCarroll

European Senior Tour wins (3)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 19 Sep 2010 Casa Serena Open −13 (66-67-67=200) 3 strokes   Gordon Brand Jnr
2 13 May 2012 Mallorca Open Senior −8 (70-66-69=205) 2 strokes   Mike Harwood,   Paul Wesselingh,
  Chris Williams
3 3 Jun 2012 Benahavis Senior Masters −13 (67-67-66=200) 1 stroke   Mark James,   Mark Mouland

European Senior Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2016 Acorn Jersey Open   Gordon Manson,   Ian Woosnam Manson won with birdie on third extra hole

Other senior wins (1)Edit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Masters Tournament CUT CUT
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship CUT CUT

Note: Wolstenholme never played in the PGA Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut

Team appearancesEdit

this list maybe incomplete
Amateur

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit