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Colin Montgomerie Profile

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FULL NAME: Colin Stuart Montgomerie OBE
COUNTRY: Scotland
BORN: 23.6.63; Glasgow, Scotland
RESIDENCE: Perthshire, Scotland
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6ft in 15st (185cm 95kgs)
FAMILY: Wife: Gaynor (m. 2008); Children: Olivia (1993), Venetia (1996), Cameron (1998)
INTERESTS: Music, cars, reading, films
TURNED PRO: 1987 (plus 3)
QUALIFYING SCHOOL: 1987*

Ryder Cup History

Appearances: 1991, 93, 95 (winners), 97 (winners), 99, 02 (winners), 04 (winners), 06 (winners), 2010 (Captain)

RECORD Played Won Lost Halved
Overall 36 20 9 7 Total points: 23 1/2
Singles 8 6 0 2
Foursomes 14 8 3 3
Fourballs 14 6 6 2

Ryder Cup Playing Record

1991
Kiawah Island: USA 14 Europe 13
Day 1 Foursomes Gilford/Montgomerie lost to Wadkins/Irwin (4 and 2)
Day 2 Fourballs Langer/Montgomerie def. Pavin/Pate (2 & 1)
Final Day Singles Montgomerie halved with Calcavechia
1993
The Belfry: Europe 13 USA 15
Day 1 Foursomes Faldo/Montgomerie beat Floyd/Couples (4 and 3)
Day 1 Fourballs Faldo/Montgomerie halved with Azinger/Couples
Day 2 Foursomes Faldo/Montgomerie beat Wadkins/Pavin (3 and 2)
Day 2 Fourballs Faldo/Montgomerie lost to Cook/Beck (2 holes)
Final Day Singles Montgomerie beat Janzen (1 hole)
1995
Oak Hill CC: USA 13 Europe 14
Day 1 Foursomes Faldo/Montgomerie lost to Pavin/Lehman (1 hole)
Day 1 Fourballs Faldo/Montgomerie lost to Couples/Love III (3 and 2)
Day 2 Foursomes Faldo/Montgomerie beat Strange/Haas (4 and 2)
Day 2 Fourballs Faldo/Montgomerie lost to Faxon/Couples (4 and 2)
Final Day Singles Montgomerie beat Crenshaw (3 and 1)
1997
Club de Golfe Valderrama: Europe 14 USA 13
Day 1 Foursomes Langer/Montgomerie beat Woods/O'Meara (5 and 3)
Day 1 Fourballs Langer/Montgomerie lost to Woods/O'Meara (3 and 2)
Day 2 Foursomes Montgomerie/Langer beat Janzen/Furyk (1 hole)
Day 2 Fourballs Montgomerie/Clarke beat Couples/Love III (1 hole)
Final Day Singles Montgomerie halved with Hoch
1999
The Country Club: USA 14 Europe 13
Day 1 Foursomes Montgomerie/Lawrie beat Duval/Mickelson (3 and 2)
Day 1 Fourballs Montgomerie/Lawrie halved with Love III/Leonard
Day 2 Foursomes Montgomerie/Lawrie lost to Sutton/Maggert (1 hole)
Day 2 Fourballs Montgomerie/Lawrie beat Pate/Woods (2 and 1)
Final Day Singles Montgomerie beat Stewart (1 hole)
2002
The Belfry: Europe 15 USA 12
Day 1 Fourballs Montgomerie/Langer beat Hoch/Furyk (4 and 3)
Day 1 Foursomes Montgomerie/Langer halved with Mickelson/Toms
Day 2 Foursomes Montgomerie/Langer beat Verplank/Hoch (1 hole)
Day 2 Fourballs Montgomerie/Harrington beat Mickelson/Toms (2 and 1)
Final Day Singles Montgomerie beat Hoch (5 and 4)
2004
Oakland Hills CC: USA 9 Europe 18
Day 1 Fourballs Montgomerie/Harrington beat Mickelson/Woods (2 and 1)
Day 1 Foursomes Montgomerie/Harrington beat Love III/Funk (4 and 2)
Day 2 Fourballs Montgomerie/Harrington lost to Cink/Love III (3 and 2)
Final Day Singles Montgomerie beat Toms (1 hole)
2006
The K Club: Europe 18 USA 9
Day 1 Fourballs Harrington/Montgomerie lost to Woods/Furyk (1 hole)
Day 1 Foursomes Westwood/Montgomerie halved with Mickelson/DiMarco
Day 2 Foursomes Montgomerie/Westwood halved with Campbell/Taylor
Final Day Singles Montgomerie beat Toms (1 hole)
EUROPEAN TOUR CAREER RECORD
EVENTS PLAYED 500
IN MONEY 419
TOP TEN FINISHES 182
OFFICIAL CAREER EARNINGS 23,595,864
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 31
1989 Portuguese Open - TPC
1991 Scandinavian Masters
1993 Heineken Dutch Open, Volvo Masters Andalucia
1994 Peugeot Open de Espaa, Murphy's English Open, Volvo German Open
1995 Volvo German Open, Trophe Lancme
1996 Dubai Desert Classic, Murphy's Irish Open, Canon European Masters
1997 Compaq European Grand Prix, Murphy's Irish Open
1998 Volvo PGA Championship, One 2 One British Masters, Linde German Masters
1999 Benson and Hedges International Open, Volvo PGA Championship, Standard Life Loch Lomond, Volvo Scandinavian Masters, BMW International Open
2000 Novotel Perrier Open de France, Volvo PGA Championship
2001 Murphy's Irish Open, Volvo Scandinavian Masters
2002 Volvo Masters Andalucia (tied) (play-off)
2004 Caltex Masters, presented by Carlsberg, Singapore 2004
2005 dunhill links championship
2006 UBS Hong Kong Open
2007 Smurfit Kappa European Open
EUROPEAN TOUR APPROVED SPECIAL EVENTS VICTORIES: Total 3
1997 World Cup of Golf (individual), Accenture World Championship of Golf
1999 Cisco World Match Play Championship
OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 3
2001 Ericsson Masters (AUS)
2002 TCL Classic (CHN)
2003 Macau Open
INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 3
1996 Nedbank Million Dollar Challenge (RSA)
1997 King Hassan II Trophy (MOR)
2000 Skins Game (USA)
AMATEUR RECORD
1985 Scottish Amateur Stroke Play Championship
1987 Scottish Amateur Championship
US PGA TOUR CAREER RECORD
EVENTS PLAYED 133
IN MONEY 97
TOP TEN FINISHES 24
OFFICIAL CAREER EARNINGS $4,726,348

Teams and Awards

TEAMS (PRO)
Ryder Cup: 1991, 93, 95 (winners), 97 (winners), 99, 02 (winners), 04 (winners), 06 (winners), 2010 (Captain)
Alfred Dunhill Cup: 1988, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95 (winners), 96, 97, 98, 00
World Cup: 1988, 91, 92, 93, 97 (individual winner), 98, 99, 06, 07 (winners)
4 Tours World Championship: 2000 (Captain), 02 (Captain) (winners), 03 (Captain) (winners), 05 (Captain (winners), 07 (winners)
UBS Cup: 2003, 04
TEAMS (AM)
Walker Cup: 1985, 87
Eisenhower Trophy: 1984, 86
St Andrews Trophy: 1986 (winners)
Youths, Seniors 1983-87
AWARDS
1988 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year
1993, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 05 Harry Vardon Trophy
1995, 96, 97, 99 European Tour Golfer of the Year
1996, 97 European Tour Shot of the Year
1996 AGW Trophy
2001, 02, 05 Tooting Bec Cup
2005 Braid Taylor Memorial
1997 Honorary Member of The European Tour

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