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Grant Osten Waite (born 11 August 1964) is a New Zealand professional golfer.

Grant Waite
Personal information
Full nameGrant Osten Waite
Born (1964-08-11) 11 August 1964 (age 55)
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Nationality New Zealand
ResidenceOcala, Florida, U.S.
CollegeUniversity of Oklahoma
Turned professional1987
Current tour(s)Champions Tour
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Nationwide Tour
PGA Tour of Australasia
Professional wins4
Highest ranking92 (18 March 2001)[1]
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour1
PGA Tour of Australasia1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 1994, 2001
PGA ChampionshipT59: 2001
U.S. OpenT36: 1997
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Waite was born in Palmerston North, New Zealand. He has one PGA Tour victory, the Kemper Open in 1993, and finished second to Tiger Woods at the 2000 Bell Canadian Open.

Waite won the New Zealand Open and the Trafalgar Capital Classic in 1992, and the Utah Open in 1993. In 1996, Waite shot a final round 60 in the Phoenix Open.

Waite qualified for the 2015 Champions Tour by finishing second at qualifying school in 2014.[2]

Professional winsEdit

PGA Tour winsEdit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 May 23, 1993 Kemper Open −9 (66-67-72-70=275) 1 stroke   Tom Kite

PGA Tour of Australasia winsEdit

Other winsEdit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Masters Tournament CUT CUT
U.S. Open T72 DQ T36 CUT CUT
PGA Championship CUT CUT CUT CUT T59

Note: Waite never played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
DQ = Disqualified
"T" = tied

Team appearancesEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Week 11 2001 Ending 18 Mar 2001" (pdf). OWGR. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  2. ^ Stambaugh, Phil (21 November 2014). "Esposito is medalist at National Qualifying". PGA Tour.

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