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Encyclopedia > Rod Pampling

Rodney "Rod" Pampling (born 23 September 1969 in Redcliffe, Queensland) is an Australian golfer. He turned professional in 1994. He began tournament golf career on the PGA Tour of Australasia, where he won the 1999 Canon Challenge and also spent time on the NGA Hooters Tour, a developmental tour in the United States. In 2000 and 2001 he played on the PGA Tour's official developmental tour, then called the Buy.com Tour and did well enough in his second season to win promotion to the main Tour. He achieved his first PGA Tour win at The INTERNATIONAL in 2004 and his second at the 2006 Bay Hill Invitational. He continues to play a few events in his home country each year during the northern hemisphere winter. September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Redcliffe is a peninsula on the west of Moreton Bay in the Great Sandy Region of South East Queensland, Australia. ... 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. ... The PGA Tour of Australasia is a prominent golf tour for men. ... The NGA Hooters Tour is the third-tier mens golf tour in the United States after the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, just south of Jacksonville. ... The INTERNATIONAL (the capitalization is official) is a golf tournament in the United States PGA TOUR held annually (currently in early August) at Castle Pines Golf Club in Castle Rock, Colorado, near Denver. ... The Bay Hill Invitational is a PGA Tour golf tournament. ...

External links

  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site
  • Results for the last two years from the Official World Golf Rankings site



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