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Team Europe

2010 Ryder Cup
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Paul McGinley, Vice-Captain

FULL NAME: Paul Noel McGinley
COUNTRY: Ireland
BORN: 16.12.66; Dublin, Ireland
RESIDENCE: Sunningdale, England
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5ft 7in 11st 7lb  (170cm  73kgs)
FAMILY: Wife: Alison (m. 1996); Children: Niamh (1999), Killian (2000), Maia (2002)
INTERESTS: Football, West Ham Utd, music, Formula 1
TURNED PRO: 1991 (plus 4)
QUALIFYING SCHOOL: 1991

RYDER CUP  HISTORY

APPEARANCES: 2002 (winners), 04 (winners), 06 (winners), 2010 (Vice Captain)
Overall: Played 9, Won 2, Lost 2, Halved 5, Points 4 ½
Singles: Played 3, Won 1, Lost 0, Halved 2
Foursomes: Played 4, Won 1, Lost 2, Halved 1
Fourballs: Played 2, Won 0, Lost 0, Halved 2

RYDER CUP HIGHLIGHTS

*Holed the winning putt at The Belfry in 2002 to halve his singles match with Jim Furyk.
*Has played in three Ryder Cup Matches and has been on the winning side each time in 2002, 2004 and 2006.

RYDER CUP PLAYING RECORD

2002: The Belfry: Europe 15½ USA 12½
Day 1 Foursomes: Harrington/McGinley lost to Cink/Furyk (3 and 2)
Day 2 Fourballs:  Clarke/McGinley halved with Hoch/Furyk
Singles: McGinley halved with Furyk

2004: Oakland Hills CC: USA 9½ Europe 18½
Day 1 Fourballs: McGinley/Donald halved with Riley/Cink
Day 2 Foursomes: Harrington/McGinley beat Love III/ Woods (4 and 3)
Singles: McGinley beat Cink (3 and 2)

2006: The K Club: Europe 18½ USA 9½
Day 1 Foursomes: Harrington/McGinley halved with Campbell/Johnson
Day 2 Foursomes: Harrington/McGinley lost to Furyk/Woods (3 and 2)
Singles: McGinley halved with Henry

EUROPEAN TOUR CAREER RECORD

(After the KLM Open, 2010)

EVENTS PLAYED:
479
IN MONEY: 355
TOP TEN FINISHES: 79
OFFICIAL CAREER EARNINGS: €10,515,204

EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total  4
1996 Hohe Brücke Open
1997 Oki Pro-Am
2001 The Celtic Manor Resort Wales Open (play-off)
2005 Volvo Masters

EUROPEAN TOUR APPROVED SPECIAL EVENTS VICTORIES: Total 1
1991 UAP Under 25's Championship

OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 4
1997 Irish PGA Championship
2000 Irish PGA Championship
2002 Smurfit Irish PGA Championship
2003 Smurfit Irish PGA Championship

AMATEUR RECORD
1988 Irish Youths Championship, Scottish Youths Amateur Open Championship
1989 Irish Amateur Closed Championship

TEAMS  AND  AWARDS
TEAMS (PRO)
Ryder Cup 2002 (winners), 04 (winners), 06 (winners), 2010 (Vice Captain)
Alfred Dunhill Cup    1993, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00
World Cup 1993, 94, 97 (winners), 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08
Seve Trophy    2002 (winners), 05 (winners), 09 (Captain) (winners)   
Royal Trophy 2006 (winners), 07 (winners), 09

TEAMS (AM)
Walker Cup 1991
Youths, Seniors    1987-91

AWARDS
1996 Tooting Bec Cup
2005 European Tour Shot of the Year
2007 Tooting Bec Cup

 

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