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Encyclopedia > Aaron Baddeley
Aaron Baddeley
Personal Information
Birth: March 17, 1981,
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Height: {{{height}}}
Nationality: Australian
Residence: Scottsdale, Australia
Career
Turned Professional: 2000
Current Tour: PGA
Professional wins: 5
Majors:
Awards:

Aaron John Baddeley (born 17 March 1981) is an American-Australian professional golfer. He was born in Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA and now plays on the U.S.-based PGA Tour, has joint U.S. and Australian citizenship and was raised in Australia from the age of two. He represents Australia in professional golf. Aaron is an unashamed born again Christian who has made his faith known publicly in repeated media interviews. March 17 is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Lebanon is a city located in Grafton County, New Hampshire. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Golf is a sport in which individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and also is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... Lebanon is a city located in Grafton County, New Hampshire. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ...


When he was in his late teens Baddeley was seen as one of the most promising talents in world golf. He was the youngest player ever to represent Australia in the Eisenhower Trophy and he won the Holden Australian Open as an amateur in 1999 and retained his title in 2000, by which time he had turned professional. In 2001, he won the Greg Norman Holden International in Australia. He won the PGA Tour of Australasia's Order of Merit in 2000/01. However of the following few years he came to be overshadowed by his Australian contemporary Adam Scott, who is less than a year older than Baddeley but reached the world top 10 in 2005. The Eisenhower Trophy is a biennial world amateur team golf championship for men organised by the International Golf Federation. ... The Australian Open is one of the principal annual golf tournaments on the PGA Tour of Australasia. ... The PGA Tour of Australasia is a prominent golf tour for men. ... Adam Derek Scott (born July 16, 1980) is a professional golfer and one of a crop of young Australians plying their trade on the major golf tours. ... The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of professional golfers. ...


In 2002, Baddeley played on the second tier Nationwide Tour in the U.S. and placed tenth on the money list to earn a PGA Tour card for 2003. He had second place finishes on the PGA Tour in 2003 at the Sony Open in Hawaii and 2004 at the Chrysler Classic of Tucson. However he struggled for consistency, and after a solid rookie season, when he finished 73rd on the money list, he only just retained his card in 2004, when he came 124th. In 2005 he moved back up the rankings to 78th and in 2006 he won his first PGA Tour title at the Verizon Heritage. // Golfs Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the U.S. based PGA Tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that levels Qualifying School (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as Q-School) to earn their PGA Tour... The Sony Open in Hawaii is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Chrysler Classic of Tucson is a golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Verizon Heritage is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ...


He won his second PGA Tour tournament in early 2007 and reached the top 50 of the world rankings.[1]


Tournament wins

The Australian Open is one of the principal annual golf tournaments on the PGA Tour of Australasia. ... The PGA Tour of Australasia is a prominent golf tour for men. ... The Australian Open is one of the principal annual golf tournaments on the PGA Tour of Australasia. ... The Verizon Heritage is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The Phoenix Open is a nationally televised golf tournament, a part of the PGA Tour, held at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) of Scottsdale, Arizona around the last weekend in January. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ...

References

  1. ^ Official World Golf Ranking site, Week 5 2007 news release

External links

  • Official website
  • Profile on the PGA Tour of Australasia's official site
  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site
  • Results in ranking events for the last two years from the Official World Golf Ranking site

 
 

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