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Encyclopedia > Gary Evans

Gary Evans (born 22 February 1969) is an English golfer. Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ...

Evans represented Great Britain & Ireland in the 1991 Walker Cup and turned professional later that year. He won membership of the European Tour on his first visit to the Qualifying School. He has been a consistent performer on the European Tour and in his best season in 2002 he finished 21st on the Order of Merit, but he has not won a European Tour tournament. The highlight of his career came at the 2002 Open Championship at Muirfield where he was in contention on the final day and finished in a tie for fifth place, just one stroke outside the four man play-off, eventually won by Ernie Els. He missed the second half of the 2005 season with back and shoulder problems which eventually required surgery. The Walker Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in odd numbered years between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States and Great Britain and Ireland (in political terms the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland). ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... The village of Muirfield is an upscale golf-oriented community located in Dublin, Ohio. ... Theodore Ernest (Ernie) Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ...

External links

  • Profile on the European Tour's official site



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