Phillip Mikaera Tataurangi (born 31 October 1971) is a New Zealand golfer.

Phil Tataurangi
Personal information
Full namePhillip Mikaera Tataurangi
Born (1971-10-31) 31 October 1971 (age 48)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
Nationality New Zealand
ResidenceTaupo, New Zealand
Dallas, Texas, USA
Turned professional1993
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Nationwide Tour
PGA Tour of Australasia
Professional wins3
Highest ranking64 (9 February 2003)[1]
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour1
PGA Tour of Australasia1
Korn Ferry Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT39: 2003
PGA ChampionshipT61: 2003
U.S. OpenCUT: 1998, 2002, 2006
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Tataurangi was born in Auckland. In 1992 he was a member of the New Zealand's winning Eisenhower Trophy team and was the leading individual player in the tournament. He turned professional in 1993 and has played mainly in the United States as a pro. The highlights of his professional career include winning the 1996 Australian PGA Championship and the 2002 Invensys Classic on the PGA Tour.

Amateur winsEdit

  • 1993 New Zealand Amateur

Professional wins (3)Edit

PGA Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin
of victory
1 13 Oct 2002 Invensys Classic at Las Vegas 67-66-67-68-62=330 −29 1 stroke   Stuart Appleby,   Jeff Sluman

Nationwide Tour wins (1)Edit

PGA Tour of Australasia wins (1)Edit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Masters Tournament T39
PGA Championship T61

Note: Tataurangi never played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

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

Team appearancesEdit



See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Week 6 2003 Ending 9 Feb 2003" (pdf). OWGR. Retrieved 29 October 2019.

External linksEdit