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Encyclopedia > Steve Elkington
Steve Elkington
Personal Information
Birth December 8, 1962 (1962-12-08) (age 44)
Inverell, Australia
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Nationality Flag of Australia Australia
Wife Lisa Elkington
Children Annie Elizabeth
Samuel Ross
Residence Sydney, AUS
Houston, TX
College University of Houston
Career
Turned Pro 1985
Current tour PGA Tour
Professional wins 16 (PGA: 10, Other: 6)
Best Results in Major Championships
Wins: 1
Masters T3: 1993
U.S. Open T21: 1989, 1990
British Open T2: 2002
PGA Championship Won 1995
Awards
Vardon Trophy 1995

Steve John Elkington (born December 8, 1962) is an Australian golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Inverell is a town in the north of New South Wales, Australia. ... The pound or pound-mass (abbreviations: lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass (sometimes called weight in everyday parlance) in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The kilogram or kilogramme (symbol: kg) is the SI base unit of mass. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of approximately 4. ... For other uses, see Australia (disambiguation). ... Houston redirects here. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... The University of Houston, formerly University of Houston–University Park, is a comprehensive doctoral degree-granting university[2] located in Houston, Texas. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... The Vardon Trophy is awarded annually by the PGA of America to the PGA Tours leader in scoring average. ... is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the sport. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ...


He was born in Inverell, Australia and grew up in Wagga Wagga.[1] Inverell is a town in the north of New South Wales, Australia. ... Wagga Wagga (pronounced wogga wogga, informally called Wagga) is a city in New South Wales, Australia. ...


Elkington has won 10 events on the PGA Tour, most prestigiously the 1995 PGA Championship at the Riviera Country Club, which is his only major and the 1991 and 1997 Players Championships. He finished tied for second in the 2005 PGA Championship behind winner Phil Mickelson which moved him into the Top 50 in the Official World Golf Rankings. Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... The Riviera Country Club is a country club with a championship golf course. ... // The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the majors, are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in professional golf. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... The Players Championship can refer to several things: For the Players Championship in snooker, see Players Championship (snooker). ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... Personal Information Birth June 16, 1970 ) San Diego, California USA Height 6 ft 3 in (1. ... The Official World Golf Rankings is a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ...


Elkington was a member of the International Team in the 1994, 1996, 1998 and 2000 Presidents Cups. In 1995, he was awarded the Vardon Trophy; this award is given annually by the PGA of America to the tour player with the lowest scoring average. Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Presidents Cup official logo Presidents Cup redirects here. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... The Vardon Trophy is awarded annually by the PGA of America to the PGA Tours leader in scoring average. ... Founded in 1916, the Professional Golfers Association of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States and claims to be the largest working sports organization in the world with more than 27,000 members. ...


Married to wife, Lisa with children Annie Elizabeth (March 24, 1995); Samuel Ross (February 25, 1997), he resides in Sydney and Houston, Texas. is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of approximately 4. ... Houston redirects here. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ...


He is considered the best interviewee of all-time on The Jim Rome Show. The Jim Rome Show is a sports radio talk show hosted by Jim Rome. ...

Contents

Other wins (6)

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Major Championships

Wins (1)

Year Championship 54 Holes Winning Score Margin Runners Up
1995 PGA Championship 6 shot deficit -17 (68-67-68-64=267) Playoff1 Flag of Scotland Colin Montgomerie

1 Defeated Colin Montgomerie with birdie on first extra hole Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Scotland. ... Personal Information Birth June 23, 1963 ) (age 44) Glasgow, Scotland Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ...


Results timeline

Tournament 1988 1989
The Masters DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP T21
The Open Championship DNP DNP
PGA Championship T31 T41
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
The Masters DNP T22 T37 T3 CUT T5 CUT T12 30 T11
U.S. Open T21 T55 CUT T33 DNP T36 T40 T24 CUT T51
The Open Championship CUT T44 T34 T48 T67 T6 CUT CUT WD CUT
PGA Championship CUT T32 T18 T14 T7 1 T3 T45 3 DNP
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
The Masters T52 DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T33 DNP CUT
The Open Championship T60 CUT T2 WD DNP DNP CUT DNP
PGA Championship DNP WD T48 DNP DNP T2 DNP CUT

DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10 This article is about the golf tournament. ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... This article is about the golf tournament. ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... This article is about the golf tournament. ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ...


References

  1. ^ Elkington, Steve. Sporting Hall of Fame. Museum of the Riverina. Retrieved on 2007-04-26.

Museum of the Riverina at the Civic Centre Museum of the Riverina has two buildings located in Wagga Wagga, One at the Historic Council Chambers at the Wagga Wagga Civic Centre on the corner of Baylis and Morrow Streets and the other is located at the Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

This is a list of golfers who have won five or more official money events on the PGA Tour. ...

External links

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

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