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Full name  Rodney Pampling
Masters Tournament  T5: 2005
Weight  79 kg
Nationality  Australia
Name  Rod Pampling
PGA tour wins  2

Role  Golfer
Turned professional  1994
Professional wins  6
Height  1.78 m
European tour  1
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Born  23 September 1969 (age 46) Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia (1969-09-23)
Residence  Brisbane, Australia; Flower Mound, Texas, U.S.
Former tours  PGA Tour of Australasia, PGA European Tour, Web.com Tour

Current tour(s)  PGA Tour (joined 2002)

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Rodney Pampling (born 23 September 1969) is an Australian professional golfer.

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Golf career

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Pampling was born in Redcliffe, Queensland. He turned professional in 1994. He began his 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, the Buy.com Tour, now called the Web.com Tour, and did well enough in his second season to gain promotion to the full PGA Tour.

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In 1999, Pampling shot a 71 at Carnoustie during the opening round of the Open Championship, leading the field. However, he shot an 86 in the second round to miss the cut.

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He achieved his first PGA Tour win at The International in 2004 and his second at the 2006 Bay Hill Invitational, which took him into the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings. He continues to play a few events in his home country each year during the northern hemisphere winter. He won the Sportsbet Australian Masters at Huntingdale Golf Club, Melbourne in November 2008, beating Marcus Fraser in a 3-hole playoff after the two players tied at a 12-under par 276. As a European Tour co-sanctioned event, that win also earned him a two-year exemption on that tour.

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After a rough 2010, Pampling played the 2011 season with limited status as a past champion and through sponsor invites. He received a limetime invitation to the AT&T National from tournament director Greg McLaughlin after personally trying to thank each tournament director that gave him a sponsor exemption during the 2011 season. Pampling clawed his way to 124th on the PGA Tour, regaining his Tour card by just over $2,000. Pampling finished the 2012 season 127th on the money list, just missing a PGA Tour card by two spots and $26,617. From 2013 to 2015, Pampling alternated between the PGA Tour and Web.com Tour.

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Pampling won the Web.com Tour's BMW Charity Pro-Am in 2015 and regained his PGA Tour card through the Web.com Tour Finals in 2015 and 2016. He earned his first PGA Tour win in ten years at the 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. A clerical error allowed Pampling and eleven other golfers entry into the field, increasing the field from 132 to 144.

European Tour wins (1)

European Tour playoff record (1–0)

PGA Tour of Australasia wins (2)

  • 1999 Canon Challenge
  • 2008 Sportsbet Australian Masters (co-sanctioned with European Tour – 2009 season)
  • Other wins (1)

  • 2006 Merrill Lynch Shootout (with Jerry Kelly)
  • Results in major championships

    DNP = Did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" = tied
    Yellow background for top-10.

    Summary

  • Most consecutive cuts made – 4 (2003 PGA – 2005 Masters)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1
  • Results in World Golf Championship events

    Results not in chronological order prior to 2015.

    1Cancelled due to 9/11
    DNP = Did not play
    QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
    "T" = tied
    NT = No tournament
    Yellow background for top-10.
    Note that the HSBC Champions did not become a WGC event until 2009.

    References

    Rod Pampling Wikipedia