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José Maria Olazábal

Profile: José Maria Olazábal

Country: Spain
Born: 5.2.66
Birthplace: Fuenterrabia, Spain
Residence: Fuenterrabia
European Tour International Schedule Victories: Total 23
Other Tournament Victories: Total 7
Best 2006 Performances: 2T Buick Invitational, 2T BellSouth Classic, 3T Masters Tournament
Turned Professional: 1985
Major Championships: 2
Teams: Ryder Cup 1987 (winners), 89, 91, 93, 97 (winners), 99; Alfred Dunhill Cup 1986, 87, 88, 89, 92, 93, 98, 99 (winners), 00 (winners); World Cup 1989, 00; 4 Tours World Championship 1987, 89; The Seve Trophy 2000 (winners), 02, 03, 05
Scorecard

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE

Years played: 1987, 89, 91, 93, 97, 99
Played 28, Won 15, Lost 8, Halved 5: Points 17½

1987: Muirfield Village; USA 13 Europe 15
Foursomes: Olazábal/Ballesteros (1 hole) beat Nelson/Stewart
Fourballs: Olazábal/Ballesteros (2 and 1) beat Strange/Kite
Foursomes: Olazábal/Ballesteros (1 hole) beat Crenshaw/Stewart
Fourballs: Olazábal/Ballesteros lost to Sutton/Mize (2 and 1)
Singles: Olazábal lost to Stewart (2 holes)

1989: The De Vere Belfry; Europe 14 USA 14
Foursomes: Olazábal/Ballesteros halved withWatson/Beck
Fourballs: Olazábal/Ballesteros (6 and 5) beat Watson/O'Meara
Foursomes: Olazábal/Ballesteros (1 hole) beat Kite/Strange
Fourballs: Olazábal/Ballesteros (4 and 2) beat Calcavecchia/Green
Singles: Olazábal (1 hole) beat Stewart

1991: Kiawah Island; USA 14½ Europe 13½
Foursomes: Olazábal/Ballesteros (2 and 1) beat Azinger/Beck
Fourballs: Olazábal/Ballesteros (2 and 1) beat Azinger/Beck
Foursomes: Olazábal/Ballesteros (3 and 2) beat Couples/Floyd
Fourballs: Olazábal/Ballesteros halved with Couples/Stewart
Singles: Olazábal lost to Azinger (2 holes)

1993: The De Vere Belfry; Europe 13 USA 15
Foursomes: Olazábal/Ballesteros lost to Kite/Love III (2 and 1)
Fourballs: Olazábal/Ballesteros (4 and 3) beat Love III/Kite
Foursomes: Olazábal/Ballesteros (2 and 1) beat Love III/Kite
Fourballs: Olazábal/Haeggman lost to Floyd/Stewart (2 and 1)
Singles: Olazábal lost to Floyd (2 holes)

1997: Club de Golfe Valderrama; Europe 14½ USA 13½
Fourballs: Olazábal/Rocca (1 hole) beat Love III/Mickelson
Foursomes: Olazábal/Rocca lost to Hoch/Janzen (1 hole)
Fourballs: Olazábal/Garrido halved with Mickelson/Lehman
Foursomes: Olazábal/Rocca (5 and 4) beat Couples/Love III
Singles: Olazábal lost to Janzen (1 hole)

1999: The Country Club, USA 14½ Europe 13½
Fourballs: Olazábal/Jiménez (2 and 1) beat Sutton/Maggert
Fourballs: Olazábal/Jiménez halved with Leonard/Sutton
Singles: Olazábal halved with Leonard

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