Team Europe Profile: Justin Rose


Justin Rose

PLAYER INFORMATION
Age:32
Hometown: London, England; Orlando, Florida, US
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Birthdate: July 30, 1980
Family:  Wife: Kate (2006); Children: Leo (2009), Charlotte (2012)
Turned Professional: 1998

 

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE
Years Played: 2008
Total Matches: 4
Career Ryder Cup Record (W-L-H): 3-1-0
Singles (W-L-H): 1-1-0
Foursomes (W-L-H): 2-1-1
Fourballs (W-L-H): 1-0-0
Total Points Won: 3
Total Points Won Point %: 75

 

RYDER CUP RESULTS
2008: Valhalla
USA 16 1/2, Europe 11 1/2
Day 1 Foursomes: Rose/Poulter lost to Cink/Campbell (1 hole)
Day 1 Fourballs: Rose/Poulter beat Stricker/Curtis (4 & 2)
Day 2 Foursomes: Rose/Poulter beat Cink/Campbell (4 & 3)
Singles: Rose beat Mickelson (3 & 2)

 

PLAYER NOTES
* Making his second Ryder Cup appearance after a debut at Valhalla in 2008
* Earned his place on the team thanks to the biggest win of his career so far at the WGC_Cadillac Championship in March
* Also finished runner-up to Luke Donald in The European Tour’s flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship, in May
* Formed a formidable partnership in 2008 with good friend Ian Poulter, winning two points out of three, before beating Phil Mickelson in the singles
* Finished second at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup in 2011 once again alongside Ian Poulter
* Won the 2007 European Tour Order of Merit
* Burst to fame in 1998 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale where he finished fourth thanks to a show-stopping pitch in at the last before turning professional the next day

 

 

CAREER VICTORIES
European Tour International Schedule Victories: Total 5
2002 dunhill Championship, Victor Chandler British Masters
2007 MasterCard Masters, Volvo Masters (Play-off)
2012 WGC - Cadillac Championship
 
US PGA Tour Victories: Total 3
2010 Memorial Tournament presented by Morgan Stanley, AT&T National
2011 BMW Championship
 
Other Tournament Victories: Total 2
2002 Nashau Masters (RSA), Crowns Tournament (JPN)
 
OTHER PROFESSIONAL MATCH PLAY PERFORMANCES
WGC-Accenture Match Play: Best finish:  5T - 2007
Vivendi Seve Trophy Record
Record: Played 10, Won 6, Lost 3, Halved 1, Points 6½