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Greg Norman
Height: 6 ft, 0 in
Weight: 180 lbs
Birthday: 02/10/1955
Turned Pro: 1976
Birthplace: Mt. Isa, Queensland, Australia
Residence: Hobe Sound, Florida
PGA TOUR Victories
(20) 1984 Kemper Open, Canadian Open. 1986 Panasonic Las Vegas Invitational, Kemper Open, The Open Championship. 1988 MCI Heritage Golf Classic. 1989 The International, Greater Milwaukee Open. 1990 Doral-Ryder Open, Memorial Tournament. 1992 Canadian Open. 1993 Doral-Ryder Open, The Open Championship. 1994 THE PLAYERS Championship. 1995 Memorial Tournament, Canon Greater Hartford Open, NEC World Series of Golf. 1996 Doral-Ryder Open. 1997 FedEx St. Jude Classic, NEC World Series of Golf.
Other Victories
(68) 1976 Westlakes Classic. 1977 Martini International, Kuzuhz International. 1978 New South Wales Open, Traralgon Classic, Caltex Festival of Sydney Open, South Seas Classic. 1979 Traralgon Classic, Martini International, Hong Kong Open. 1980 Australian Open, French Open, Scandinavian Open, Suntory World Match Play Championship, State Express Classic, Benson & Hedges International. 1981 Australian Masters, Martini International, Dunlop Masters. 1982 Dunlop Masters, State Express Classic, Benson & Hedges International. 1983 Australian Masters, Stefan Queensland Open, National Panasonic New South Wales Open, Hong Kong Open, Cannes Invitational, Suntory World Match Play Championship, Kapalua International. 1984 Victorian Open, Australian Masters, Australian PGA.1985 Toshiba Australian PGA Championship, National Panasonic Australian Open, Dunhill Cup. 1986 Stefan Queensland Open, National Panasonic New South Wales Open, West End Jubilee South Australian Open, National Panasonic Western Australian Open, European Open, Suntory World Matchplay Championship, Dunhill Cup, PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 1987 Australian Masters, National Panasonic Australian Open. 1988 Palm Meadows Cup, ESP Open, PGA National Tournament Players Championship, Panasonic New South Wales Open, Lancia Italian Open. 1989 Australian Masters, PGA National Tournament Players Championship, Chunichi Crowns. 1990 Australian Masters. 1993 Taiheyo Masters, PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 1994 Johnnie Walker Asian Classic, PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 1995 Australian Open, Fred Meyer Challenge [with Brad Faxon]. 1996 Ford South Australian Open, Australian Open, Fred Meyer Challenge [with Brad Faxon]. 1997 Fred Meyer Challenge [with Brad Faxon], Andersen Consulting World Championship. 1998 Greg Norman Holden International, Franklin Templeton Shootout [with Steve Elkington]. 2001 Skins Game.
Career Highlights

2012: Made two Champions Tour starts and was scheduled to make a third appearance, at the Pacific Links Hawaii Championship, before withdrawing to attend the funeral service for Maria Floyd, wife of fellow World Golf Hall of Fame member Raymond Floyd.

Was T53 at the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship in Pittsburgh, his first Champions Tour start since the 2009 Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

Also missed the cut at the Senior British Open Championship at Turnberry. Was granted at honorary membership at Turnberry Resort on Wednesday of tournament week.

Also made two appearances on the PGA TOUR, withdrawing after two rounds of the Humana Challenge, and missing the cut at the Mayakoba Golf Classic.

Also played one event on the European Tour, missing the cut at the Omega European Masters. 2011: In mid-February, underwent surgery on his left shoulder for a second time to repair a torn labrum.

Did not return to action until mid-November when he finished T53 at the Australian Open.

Once again served as the Captain of the International team at the Presidents Cup in his native Australia. 2010: Did not play any Champions Tour events, but did compete at the Omega European Masters in September (missed cut) as well as the Australian Open.

Also teamed with Matt Kuchar at The Shark Shootout where they finished T9. 2009: For the first time in his Champions Tour career held a 54-hole lead at the Senior British Open at Sunningdale. He carded a final-round, 1-over 71 at Sunningdale to finish T6.

Eventually finished T6 after posting a 1-over 71 on Sunday.

Also shared the first-round lead at the U.S. Senior Open and trailed eventual winner Fred Funk by just one stroke after 54 holes. Carded a 1-over-par 73 at Crooked Stick in his final round and eventually finished T4 near Indianapolis. Team with Jay Haas to finish second at the Wendy's Champions Skins Game in Hawaii. The pair won four skins.

Served as Captain of the International squad at The Presidents Cup in San Francisco.

Underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder in September and was out for the remainder of the season. 2008: Made his first Champions Tour appearance in almost three years, at the Senior PGA Championship at Oak Hill. On Sunday, pulled within two strokes of the lead after making birdie at No. 16 but finished double bogey-bogey to drop into a T6.

Was T5 at the Senior British Open at Royal Troon, thanks to rounds of 67-68 on the weekend.

Used a final-round 70 to move into solo fourth place at the U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.

Almost pulled off one of the greatest feats in golf history when he led The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale with just nine holes to play. Was bidding to become the oldest winner in PGA TOUR history but stumbled on the back nine and finished T3 along with Henrik Stenson, six strokes back of Padraig Harrington. 2005: Made his Champions Tour debut at the Senior British Open at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland and finished solo third, one stroke out of a playoff despite an opening-round 76.

In contention throughout the U.S Senior Open and finished solo fourth near Dayton. Was one of just two players (D.A. Weibring) to post four consecutive sub-par rounds on the South course at NCR CC.

Made three starts on the European Tour, making the cut at The Open Championship, where he eventually finished T60 at St. Andrews.

Personal

Serves as chairman and CEO of Great White Shark Enterprises (shark.com), a multi-national corporation comprised of several companies and divisions that primarily focus on golf and lifestyle. Established in 1993, Great White Shark Enterprises is the parent company to various entities, including Greg Norman Golf Course Design, recognized as one of the premier signature design groups worldwide; Medallist Developments and Southern Cross Developments, developers of residential golf course communities and related real estate; Great White Shark Golf Management, offering full-service club management, development and consulting; Greg Norman Champions Golf Academy providing comprehensive instruction and a training environment for golfers at every stage of their amateur and professional development; Greg Norman Collection, a leading worldwide marketer and distributor of men's and women's golf-inspired sportswear and accessories; Greg Norman Estates Wines, producer and distributor of Australian and California wines; Greg Norman Production Company, operator of the PGA TOUR's Mayakoba Golf Classic, the Franklin Templeton Shootout, and the Valero Texas Open. Other branded businesses include Greg Norman's Australian Grille and Greg Norman Australian Prime. Additionally, he manages a variety of other licensing and merchandising activities. He supports several charities including CureSearch for Children's Cancer, the Greg Norman Golf Foundation and the Environmental Institute for Golf.

Began playing at age 16, caddying for his mother. Scratch two years later.

Initial ambition was to become a pilot in the Australian Air Force but opted for golf and took just four tournaments to record his first of more than 90 titles worldwide.

Named as the 2008 recipient of the Old Tom Morris Award from the Golf Course Superintendents of America.

Among Olympic torch bearers to Sydney, Australia for the 2000 Olympics.

Honored with Hands of Hope award presented by National Childhood Cancer Foundation.

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