Grégory Bourdy

Grégory Bourdy (born 25 April 1982) is a French professional golfer who competes on the European Tour.

Grégory Bourdy
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Bourdy at the 2011 KLM Open
Personal information
Full nameGrégory Bourdy
Born (1982-04-25) 25 April 1982 (age 37)
Bordeaux, France
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)
Nationality France
ResidenceBordeaux, France
Turned professional2003
Current tour(s)European Tour
Professional wins8
Highest ranking75 (12 June 2011)[1]
Number of wins by tour
European Tour4
Asian Tour1
Sunshine Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipT18: 2016
U.S. OpenT18: 2016
The Open ChampionshipT39: 2008

Bourdy was born in Bordeaux. He turned professional in 2003. His cousin Nicolas Beaufils is also a professional golfer, who has played on the Challenge Tour.

Bourdy has played on the European Tour full-time since 2005, having previously competed on the second-tier Challenge Tour. Bourdy won his first European Tour event on 28 October 2007 at the Mallorca Classic. That win helped him to finish 39th on the European Tour's Order of Merit list, the first time he had broken the top 100. He has been the highest ranked French golfer on the Official World Golf Rankings.

Bourdy also has three victories on the Alps Tour, one of Europe's third-tier development tours, between 2003 and 2005, and won the South African PGA Championship on the Sunshine Tour in 2006. Bourdy was also a member of the France team that finished in 2nd place at the 2002 Eisenhower Trophy.

After his first European Tour win at the 2007 Mallorca Classic, Bourdy collected another victory at the Estoril Open de Portugal in 2008.

In November 2009, Bourdy held off the challenge of Rory McIlroy to win the UBS Hong Kong Open by two strokes.[2]

At the Lyoness Open in June 2015, Bourdy held a two-stroke advantage going into the final round, having led from day one. However, in the final round who shot a six-over-par 78 that included five bogeys and a double bogey to finish in a tie for sixth.

In 2016, Bourdy finished T18 at both the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship – his best finishes at major championships to date – and shared 21st place at the Olympic Games in Brazil.

Amateur wins (1)Edit

  • 2002 Scottish Youths Amateur Open Championship

Professional wins (8)Edit

European Tour wins (4)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 28 Oct 2007 Mallorca Classic –12 (69-68-64-67=268) 2 strokes   Sam Little
2 6 Apr 2008 Estoril Open de Portugal –18 (63-65-68-70=266) Playoff   Alastair Forsyth,   David Howell
3 15 Nov 2009 UBS Hong Kong Open1 –19 (64-67-63-67=261) 2 strokes   Rory McIlroy
4 1 Sep 2013 ISPS Handa Wales Open –8 (67-72-70-67=276) 2 strokes   Peter Uihlein

1Co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour

European Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2008 Estoril Open de Portugal   Alastair Forsyth,   David Howell Won with birdie on third extra hole
Forsyth eliminated by par on second hole

Asian Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 15 Nov 2009 UBS Hong Kong Open1 –19 (64-67-63-67=261) 2 strokes   Rory McIlroy

1Co-sanctioned by the European Tour

Sunshine Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 19 Feb 2006 Telkom PGA Championship –21 (66-66-66-69=267) 6 strokes   Thomas Aiken

Alps Tour wins (3)Edit

  • 2003 Open de la Commission Professionnelle, Open de Bordeaux
  • 2005 Open International Stade Français

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open CUT T18 CUT
The Open Championship T53 T39 T48 T64 T47
PGA Championship T58 CUT T18
  Did not play

CUT = missed the halfway cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place.

Team appearancesEdit




  1. ^ "Week 24 2011 Ending 12 Jun 2011" (pdf). OWGR. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Bourdy wins after McIlroy charge". BBC Sport. 15 November 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009.

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