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Encyclopedia > Peter Baker (golfer)

Peter Baker (born 7 October 1967) is an English golfer. October 7 is the 280th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (281st in leap years). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the  United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... Golf is a sport in which individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs. ...


Baker was born in Shifnal, Shropshire, and currently lives near Wolverhampton. Market Place & Park Street, Shifnal Shifnal is a small market town in Shropshire, England. ... Shropshire (alternatively Salop or abbreviated Shrops) is a county in the West Midlands of England. ... Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. ...


He learned golf at his father's nine hole Himley Hall course and was taught by Sandy Lyle's father Alex. // Alexander Walter Barr Sandy Lyle, MBE (born February 9, 1958) is a Scottish golfer. ...


Baker represented Great Britain & Ireland in the 1985 Walker Cup and turned professional the following year. He was a consistent performer on the European Tour from the late 1980s until the early years of the new Millennium, with three tournament wins on the tour and a highest Order of Merit finish of seventh in 1993. His one Ryder Cup appearance for Europe came in the losing 1993 team, but he picked up three points out of four, beating Corey Pavin in the singles. 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 Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... Corey Pavin (b. ...


He was one of Ian Woosnam's vice-captains at the 2006 Ryder Cup. The cover of Ian Woosnams 2003 autobiography. ... The 36th Ryder Cup Matches will held between September 22 and September 24 at the Kildare Golf and Country Club, Straffan, Co. ...


Professional wins

European Tour

Other The Benson & Hedges International Open was a mens professional golf tournament which was played in England. ... The Daily Telegraph Dunlop Masters is a PGA European Tour golf tournament which takes place each May. ... The Scandinavian Masters is an annual golf tournament on the European Tour which is played in Sweden at the end of July or the beginning of August each year. ...

  • 1990 UAP Under-25s Championship
  • 1994 Tournoi Perrier de Paris (with David J. Russell)
  • 2007 Credit Suisse Challenge (Challenge Tour)

The Challenge Tour is the second tier mens professional golf tour in Europe. ...

Team appearances

Amateur

Professional 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 St Andrews Trophy is an biennial mens team golf tournament contested between teams of amateur golfers representing Great Britain & Ireland and Continental Europe. ... The Jacques Leglise Trophy is an annual boys team golf competition between Great Britain & Ireland (in political terms the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland) and the Continent of Europe. ...

The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... The Alfred Dunhill Cup was a team golf tournament which ran from 1985 to 2000. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ...

External links

  • Profile on the European Tour's official site
  • BBC interview

 
 

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