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Retief Goosen (RSA)
Retief Goosen
South Africa
February 03, 1969
Pietersburg, South Africa
39
5-11
185
Pietersburg, South Africa; South Ascot, England; Orlando,Fla.
1990
U.S. OPEN 2008 SCORES
POSITION: T14STATUS: +5HOLE: F
ROUND:1234TOTAL
SCORES:76697767289
U.S. OPEN HISTORY
1998 (Olympic Club)
10
R1-66 (2001 Southern Hills); R2-66 (2004 Shinnecock Hills)
1 (2001 Southern Hills; 2004 Shinnecock Hills)
$2,267,082
1, 11, 17
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PERSONAL NOTES

Struck by lightning during amateur days in South Africa and suffered health problems for some time after the incident

Sustained broken left arm in skiing accident in Switzerland prior to 1999 season

Rookie of the Year on South African Tour in 1991

Joined countryman Ernie Els as two-time U.S. Open champion with triumph at Shinnecock Hills in 2004, posting 11 one-putt greens in the final round

Won South African Amateur in 1990

Member of International President's Cup teams in 2000, '03, '05 and '07

STATISTICS

PGA TOUR
DATETOURNAMENT NAMEPOSROUNDSTOTAL
SCORE
TO
PAR
OFFICIAL
MONEY
1 2 3 4 5
2/17/08Northern Trust OpenCUT7977------156+14--
2/24/08World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play ChampionshipT33--------------$40,000
3/02/08The Honda ClassicT6073707173--287+7$11,880
3/09/08PODS ChampionshipCUT7076------146+4--
3/16/08Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCardT1470716868--277-3$104,400
3/23/08World Golf Championships-CA ChampionshipT271696468--272-16$530,000
3/30/08Zurich Classic of New OrleansT5773717469--287-1$13,640
4/13/08Masters TournamentT1771717276--290+2$112,500
5/11/08THE PLAYERS ChampionshipT5173717775--296+8$22,863
5/18/08AT&T ClassicT3473687171--283-5$27,775
6/8/08Stanford St. Jude ChampionshipCUT7578--153+13

Bold = scores par or better * = Unofficial Event
Events
Played
FinishFedExCup
1st2nd3rdTOP 10TOP 25Made CutCutWDMoneyPointsStanding
11--1--1383--$863,0583,21070th

European Tour Results

TournamentPosPrize MoneyR1R2R3R4TotalPar
HSBC Champions 18T$66,53969747174288Par
UBS Hong Kong Open20T$26,76969666870273-7
South African Airways Open16T$19,87674747075293+5
Commercialbank Qatar Masters presented by Dolphin Energy0T
BMW Asian Open11T$39,34272707273287-1
BMW PGA Championship6T$196,62076697066281-7

Current Tour Rankings
PositionNo. of EventsMoney Won
European Tour118$1,035,014

CUMULATIVE STATISTICS

* Calculated on holes #9 and #15
   Retief Goosen +5
    Retief Goosen  Field Average
Fairways Hit
 55.36%
 57.93%
*Avg. Driving Distance
 290.12
 290.64
Sand Saves
Greens Hit
Putts Per Hole


CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP

 EAGLESBIRDIESPARSBOGEYSDOUBLE BOGEYSOTHERS
Round 10210510
Round 20314100
Round 30111510
Round 4159300
Total111441420
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