Team Europe Profile: Paul Lawrie

Paul Lawrie

Age: 43
Hometown: Aberdeen, Scotland
Birthplace: Aberdeen
Birthdate: January 1, 1969
Family: Wife: Marian (m. 1991); Children: Craig Robert (1995), Michael (1998)
Turned Professional: 1986


Years Played: 1999
Total Matches: 5
Career Ryder Cup Record (W-L-H): 3-1-1
Singles (W-L-H): 1-0-0
Foursomes (W-L-H): 1-1-0
Fourballs (W-L-H): 1-0-1
Total Points Won: 3 1/2
Total Points Won Point %: 70


1999: The Country Club
United States 14 1/2, Europe 13 1/2
Day 1 Foursomes: Lawrie/Montgomerie beat Duval/Mickelson (3 & 2)
Day 1 Fourballs: Lawrie/Montgomerie (halved) with Love III/Leonard
Day 2 Foursomes: Lawrie/Montgomerie lost to Sutton/Maggert (1 hole)
Day 2 Fourballs: Lawrie/Montgomerie beat Pate/Woods (2 & 1)
Singles: Lawrie beat Maggert (4 & 3)


* Returns after 13 years to make his second appearance at The Ryder Cup
* A true renaissance man, is en route to one of the best seasons of his career, having  won at the Qatar Masters and back home at the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles to cement his place on the team
* Hit the first tee shot of The Ryder Cup in 1999 at Brookline
* Played four times alongside Colin Montgomerie, picking up 2.5 points out of four, before securing singles success on the Sunday
* Ranks his qualification for the team in 2012 as the second best achievement of his career behind his Open Championship victory at Carnoustie in 1999



European Tour International Schedule Victories: Total 8
1996 Open Catalonia
1999 Qatar Masters, 128th Open Championship
2001 dunhill links championship
2002 Celtic Manor Resort Wales Open
2011 Open de Andalucía de Golf by Turkish Airlines
2012 Commercialbank Qatar Masters presented by Dolphin Energy,
Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles

European Tour Approved Special Events Victories: Total 1
1992 UAP Under 25s Championship

European Challenge Tour Victories: Total 1
1992 Scottish Brewers Championship

Other Tournament Victories: Total 3
1990 Scottish Assistants Championship
2002 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Match Play Championship
2005 Gleneagles Scottish PGA Championship
Volvo World Match Play Championship
Best finish: 3T - 2012
Vivendi Seve Trophy Record
Record: Played 14, Won 3, Lost 8, Halved 3, Points 4½