Andrew Buckle is an Australian golfer. He was born on 24 September, 1982 in Brisbane, Queensland. He has a promising amateur career, including two wins in the Boy's 15-17 division at the World Junior Golf Championships and one Australian Amateur Championship. He won the 2002 Queensland Open on his professional debut. As a professional he has plied his trade all over the world, including time on the PGA Tour of Australasia and appearances in Europe and Japan. He joined the Asian Tour in 2005 and in 2006 he finished second in the Indonesia Open and the TCL Classic, which are both Asian Tour/European Tour co-sanctioned events. Also in 2006, he won his second professional event at Virginia Beach Open on the U.S. based Nationwide Tour. He has performed consistently around the world and as of June 2006 is the only golfer in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Rankings who is not a member of one of the three richest under-50 men's tours (the PGA, European and Japanese tours). September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... Brisbane (pronounced ) is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Queensland. ... Emblems: Faunal - Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus); Floral - Cooktown orchid (Dendrobium bigibbum); Bird - Brolga (Grus rubicunda); Aquatic - Barrier Reef Anemonefish (Amphiprion akindynos); Gem - Sapphire; Colour - Maroon Motto: Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Const. ... The PGA Tour of Australasia is a prominent golf tour for men. ... The Asian Golf Tour is the principal mens professional golf tour in Asia except for Japan, which has a separate tour. ... The Indonesia Open is a golf tournament played in Jakarta Indonesia which is co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the European Tour. ... The TCL Classic is an annual mens professional golf tournament held in China. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the 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) or who have done so but then failed to... The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ...
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