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Sean Murphy (golfer)

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Full name  Sean Patrick Murphy
U.S. Open  T32: 1996
Weight  75 kg
Nationality  United States
Name  Sean Murphy

Professional wins  6
Role  Golfer
Turned professional  1988
Masters Tournament  DNP
Height  1.73 m
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Born  August 17, 1965 (age 50) Des Moines, Iowa (1965-08-17)
College  University of New Mexico
Residence  Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Education  University of New Mexico
Former tours  PGA TOUR, Tour

Sean Patrick Murphy (born August 17, 1965) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour.


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Amateur career

Murphy was born in Des Moines, Iowa. His father got him started with golf at age 6. He was the New Mexico High School Champion in 1982 and 1984, and American Junior Golf Association Southwest Champion in 1983. He attended the University of New Mexico and was the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year in 1988.

Professional career

Murphy turned professional in 1988. He was the first player to win on the Nike Tour (now the Tour) four times in one year. He shared the Tour record for most career victories at six with Kevin Johnson, Matt Gogel and Jason Gore, until Gore earned his seventh win in 2010. Murphy was the Nike Tour Player of the Year and money leader in 1993.

Murphy has more than $1 million in career earnings. He has played in five major championships: 1993 U.S. Open at Baltusrol, 1996 U.S. Open at Oakland Hills, 1996 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Anns, 1997 U.S. Open at Congressional, and 2003 U.S. Open at Olympia Fields. His best finish in a major championship was T-32 at Oakland Hills.

Murphy lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Nike Tour wins (6)

  • 1992 Ben Hogan Louisiana Open
  • 1993 Nike Central Georgia Open, Nike Greater Greenville Classic, Nike Utah Classic, Nike Sonoma County Open
  • 1995 Nike Philadelphia Classic
  • Results in major championships

    Note: Murphy never played in the Masters Tournament nor the PGA Championship.
    DNP = Did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" = tied
    Yellow background for top-10.


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