Lee Westwood

Lee Westwood

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 205 (93 kg)
Age: 48 (April 24, 1973)
Birthplace: Worksop, England
Residence: West Palm Beach, Florida
Family: Wife, Helen; Samuel, Poppy

Special Interests: Films, snooker, cars, Nottingham Forest Football Club
Turned Professional: 1993
City plays from: Worksop, England


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 125 in 2020-21 FedExCup standings (thru 2021-22)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (2):
1998 (1) Freeport-McDermott Classic. 2010 (1) St. Jude Classic presented by Smith & Nephew.
International Victories (42):
1996 Volvo Scandinavian Masters [Eur]. 1997 Volvo Masters Andalucia [Eur]. 1998 Deutsche Bank-SAP Open-TPC of Europe [Eur]. 1998 National Car Rental English Open [Eur]. 1998 The Standard Life Loch Lomond [Eur]. 1998 Belgacom Open [Eur]. 1999 TNT Dutch Open [Eur]. 1999 Smurfit European Open [Eur]. 1999 Canon European Masters [Eur]. 2000 Deutsche Bank-SAP Open TPC of Europe [Eur]. 2000 Compaq European Grand Prix [Eur], Smurfit European Open [Eur]. 2000 Volvo Scandinavian Masters [Eur], Belgacom Open [Eur]. 2000 Cisco World Match Play Championship [Eur]. 2000 Smurfit European Open [Eur]. 2000 Belgacom Open [Eur]. 2003 BMW International Open [Eur]. 2003 Dunhill Links Championship [Eur]. 2007 Valle Romano Open de Andalucia [Eur]. 2007 Quinn Direct British Masters. 2009 Dubai World Championship [Eur]. 2009 Portugal Masters [Eur]. 2011 Ballantine's Championship [Eur]. 2012 Nordea Masters [Eur].. 2014 Maybank Malaysian Open [Eur]. 2020 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA. 1996 Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters [Jpn]. 1997 Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters [Jpn]. 1998 Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters [Jpn]. 1998 Dunlop Phoenix [Jpn]. 1997 Benson and Hedges Malaysian Open [Asia]. 1999 Macau Open [Asia]. 2011 Indonesian Masters [Asia]. 2011 Thailand Golf Championship [Asia]. 2012 Indonesian Masters [Asia]. 2014 Thailand Golf Championship [Asia]. 2015 CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters [Asia]. 2000 Dimension Data Pro-Am [SAf]. 2010 Nedbank Golf Challenge [SAf]. 2011 Nedbank Golf Challenge [SAf].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

63 - 2014 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#8 : 2012 BMW Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#1 : 2011 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,635,000 : 2021 THE PLAYERS Championship (Finished 2)

National Team Selections


Ryder Cup : 1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 Royal Trophy : 2007 Eurasia Cup : 2016 Seve Trophy : 2000, 2002, 2003, 2011

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 258 842 2 8 6 48 106 209 46 6 $23,459,451
2021 19 62 2 2 5 14 5 50 $3,435,368
2020 3 10 1 2 2 1 $280,000
2019 4 10 1 1 3 1 $503,500
2018 2 7 2 $37,637
2017 10 34 2 9 1 $280,266
2016 7 22 1 1 2 6 1 $1,026,810
2015 15 52 1 8 13 2 109 $946,628
2014 18 56 2 6 12 6 107 $1,223,104
2013 19 69 1 6 10 18 1 41 $2,081,731
2012 15 54 1 1 7 9 14 1 10 $3,016,569
2011 10 34 1 3 7 9 1 $970,446
2010 11 38 1 2 6 8 11 1 $3,399,954
2009 8 28 2 3 6 8 $1,085,414
2008 10 30 1 1 2 5 7 3 106 $1,550,880
2007 8 28 1 8 177 $288,280
2006 14 41 2 2 9 5 1 $630,566
2005 15 48 5 12 3 $501,267
2004 11 34 2 4 8 3 $526,899
2003 8 24 5 3 $63,590
2002 9 24 3 5 4 $94,710
2001 6 18 1 3 2 1 $76,821
2000 10 31 1 2 6 8 1 1 $293,303
1999 11 33 3 5 10 1 1 $384,097
1998 8 29 1 3 4 7 1 $599,586
1997 5 20 1 4 5 $155,645
1996 1 2 1
1995 1 4 1 $6,380
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2021 2 T38 T71 T13 T59 T18 T31 T61
2020 T22
2019 CUT T4 T56 T33
2018 T61
2017 T65 T18 T67 T55 T27 29 T17 T47 T28
2016 T2 85 T32 T22 T51 T38
2015 CUT T46 T43 T50 T49 T20 T9 T17 T12
2014 T6 7 T15 CUT CUT T55 T33 T19 T34
2013 T8 T8 T33 T15 T3 T33 T40 T25
2012 T61 T3 CUT T10 T45 T6 4 70 T29
2011 T11 T8 T3 CUT T13 T17 T9 T18
2010 T4 2 T16 2 2 T17 W/D T30
2009 43 T3 T23 T3 T8 T17 9 T61
2008 CUT T11 CUT 3 T67 T17 T2 T34
2007 T30 T32 T36 T35 T33 T22
2006 T38 CUT T29 T31 T33 W/D T32
2005 T22 CUT T17 T33 CUT T17 T24 T51
2004 CUT T36 4 T33 T9 T13
2003 CUT CUT T46 T35
2002 CUT 44 CUT CUT T17 T15
2001 CUT T44 CUT T47 W/D
2000 T48 CUT T15 T5 T64 T17 T20 2
1999 T6 T6 T16 CUT T18 T33 T33 T4
1998 T5 44 CUT T7 T64
1997 T24 T29 T19 T10
1996 CUT
1995 T96
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2021 T27 T34
2015 T58
2014 T57
2013 T25 T27 67
2012 T5 T13 T2 30

Personal


  • Took up the game at age 13 with a half set of clubs bought by his grandparents. Math teacher father, John, took up game at same time to give his son encouragement.
  • Played rugby, cricket and soccer during his school days.
  • Big supporter of Nottingham Forest Football Club.
  • Was presented with honorary Doctor of Science degree from Nottingham Trent University in November 2007.