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Paul Dunne

Ireland

Claimed his first European Tour title in style at the 2017 British Masters, holding off a late charge from Rory McIlroy at Close House Golf Club to seal victory with a stunning chip-in on the last for a three-shot win.

Won GolfSixes 2018 for Team Ireland alongside partner Gavin Moynihan.

Burst onto the scene in 2015 when, as an amateur, he shared the lead heading into the final round of The Open at St Andrews. His 204 (-12) 54-hole total was a record low for an amateur in the game’s oldest Major.

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Gavin Moynihan

Ireland

Lifted his first trophy on the European Tour as part of Team Ireland when he and Paul Dunne defeated France in the final to win the 2018 GolfSixes.

Earned a debut season on the European Tour in 2017 after finishing inside the top 25 at Qualifying School Final Stage and regained his European Tour card at Q-School in 2018.

Turned professional the day after helping the Great Britain and Ireland team to Walker Cup victory at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in September 2015.

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Tom Lewis

England

Won his maiden European Tour title in only his third professional start in Portugal after a stunning final round 65, becoming the then joint-third quickest Affiliate Member to win on the European Tour.

Earned back his European Tour card in 2016 Qualifying School, and regained it again in 2018 after winning the Portugal Masters for the second time to claim his second European Tour victory.

Sho to fame at The 140th Open Championship after posting the lowest score by an amateur in Open Championship history in the first round at Royal St. George’s, eventually winning the Silver Medal as the leading amateur.

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Paul Waring

England

Won his first European Tour title on his 200th start at the 2018 Nordea Masters, having competed on the European Tour since 2008 after qualifying at his first attempt at Qualifying School in 2007.

The Englishman enjoyed a sparkling amateur career including winning the 2005 English Amateur Championship and captaining his nation in the Home Internationals.

He comes from a sporting family, his mother Gill swam for England and his cousin Matthew Smith is a former professional tennis player.

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Scott Hend

Australia

Won his first European Tour title at the second of the two editions of the Hong Kong Open to be played in 2014, defeating Angelo Que in a play- off.

Had a memorable 2016 season as he claimed his second European Tour title at the True Thailand Classic presented by Chang – a tournament that was tri-sanctioned with the Asian Tour and Thailand PGA – on his way to winning the Asian Tour Order of Merit.

Clinched his third European Tour title at the 2019 Maybank Championship, beating Nacho Elvira in a play-off.

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Wade Ormsby

Australia

Claimed his maiden European Tour victory at the 2018 Hong Kong Open.

Started playing golf at the age of three in his hometown of Adelaide and attended the University of Houston in Texas.

Highlight of his amateur career was reaching the semi- finals of the Australian Amateur Championships in 1996.

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Brandon Stone

South Africa

Has won four European Tour titles, three of them on home soil, and two of those coming in his home town of Pretoria in the 2015 and 2018 editions of the Tshwane Open.

He also claimed his maiden European Tour title in South Africa, at the 2014 Joburg Open, while his other victory also came on African soil at the 2015 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open - when he beat Thorbjørn Olesen of Denmark in a play-off.

Has twice represented South Africa in the World Cup of Golf.

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George Coetzee

South Africa

Graduated from the Challenge Tour in 2015 and fulfilled his early promise when he made his European Tour breakthrough early in 2016, winning the BMW SA Open before adding a second title at the end of the year at Leopard Creek by winning the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Won his third European Tour title in style courtesy of a stunning final round of 60 - where he narrowly missed a putt for a 59 - at Gullane to clinch the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open.

Was earmarked as a future star early on during a stellar amateur career – particularly in the American collegiate ranks where he was named the 2013 NCAA Freshman of the Year while representing the University of Texas.

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Stephen Gallacher

Scotland

Fulfilled a lifelong dream by playing in The Ryder Cup in his home country of Scotland in 2014, forming part of Paul McGinley's winning European side.

Claimed a European Tour card in his first attempt in 1995 and has since won four European Tour titles, including two at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

Secured his first win in five years when he triumphed at the Hero Indian Open in March 2019.

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David Law

Scotland

Won in only the fifth start of his rookie European Tour season, claiming the ISPS Handa Vic Open in dramatic fashion, finishing birdie-par-eagle to erase a three shot deficit and win outright.

Claimed his maiden Challenge Tour victory just seven months earlier, on home soil, at the SSE Scottish Hydro Challenge hosted by Macdonald Hotels and Resorts in 2018, and went on to graduate to the European Tour by finishing inside the top 15 in the Challenge Tour Rankings that year.

First joined the Challenge Tour in 2014 after a successful amateur career, where he became Scottish Boys champion once and Scottish Amateur champion twice, before joining the paid ranks in 2013.

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Edoardo Molinari

ITALY

Returned to winner's circle with victory in the 2017 Trophée Hassan II to end a seven year drought, which had coincided with a run of injuries.

Announced his arrival on the European Tour with two wins in 2010, earning a spot in that year’s victorious Ryder Cup team, alongside his younger brother Francesco. 

Won three times on his way to topping the Challenge Tour Rankings in 2009 with a then-record season total of €242,979 earnings for the year.

Crowned an illustrious amateur career in 2005 by becoming the first European winner of the U.S. Amateur Championship since 1911.

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Lorenzo Gagli

Italy

Won the season opening Barclays Kenya Open and never looked back in
2018, finishing the season inside the Challenge Tour top 15.

Narrowly missed out on a maiden European Tour title after finishing one shot
behind winner Lee Slattery at the 2011 Bankia Madrid Masters.

Progressed to the Challenge Tour in 2008 via the Alps Tour, where he won
three times to guarantee his place in the top five on the Order of Merit.

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Alexander Björk

Sweden

Claimed his maiden European Tour victory at the 2018 Volvo China Open, carding a final round 65 to emerge from a six-way tie atop the leaderboard.

His breakthrough season on the Challenge Tour in 2016 was anchored by a maiden victory at Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge, eventually finishing seventh in the Rankings.

In 2012, Björk became the first golfer to list himself through Trade in Sports, an exchange for athletes, funding the launch of his professional career by pledging 10% of winnings to investors.

Was an outstanding tennis player in his youth, and was one of Sweden's top ten players as a junior before choosing to focus on golf.

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Joakim Lagergren

Sweden

Earned his first European Tour win at the 2018 Rocco Forte Sicilian Open, defeating Mike Lorenzo-Vera with a birdie on the first play-off hole.

Turned professional in 2010 and started his career on the Nordic League. Graduated from Qualifying School in 2011 but had to return for the next three seasons.

Won on the Challenge Tour in 2014 and retained his card for the first time in 2015.

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Romain Wattel

france

Claimed his maiden European Tour victory at the 2017 KLM Open where he held off Canadian Austin Connelly.

Became just the fifth amateur to win on the Challenge Tour in 2010 and won the Eisenhower Trophy as part of the France team before turning professional and claiming a European Tour card at Qualifying School later that year.

Born in Montpellier, he started playing golf aged ten when his parents bought a house near Bussy Saint-Georges Golf Club in Paris.

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Victor PereZ

france

Secured a memorable play off victory in the 2018 Foshan Open, where he
holed a 45 foot putt to play his way into extra holes. Thanks in part to that
triumph, would go on to secure his European Tour card for 2019 by finishing
in third place in the 2018 Challenge Tour Rankings.

Came through the third tier Alps Tour in 2016 and won during his first season
on the Challenge Tour at the 2017 Challenge de España.

Enjoyed a fine amateur career and represented France in the 2014
Eisenhower Trophy, where he was the joint second lowest individual scorer
behind Jon Rahm.

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Jorge Campillo

Spain

2019 Winner of the Trophee Hassan II

Finished a career-high 26th in the 2018 Race to Dubai after a remarkably consistent season, which featured seven top ten finishes.

As a student at Indiana University, he won the Big Ten “triple crown” in 2008, was named the Big Ten Golfer of the Year, won the Les Bolstad Award (presented to the Big Ten player with the lowest scoring average), a Big Ten Championship in 2008 and played in the Palmer Cup three times.

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Nacho Elvira

Spain

Won three times on the Challenge Tour in 2015 to secure immediate promotion to the European Tour.

Went on to have the best season of his career on the European Tour thus far in 2016, finishing 44th in the Race to Dubai and being crowned Challenge Tour Graduate of the Year.

Played golf at Texas A&M University, where he became a two-time All-American.

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S.S.P. Chawrasia

India

Made European Tour history in 2008 by becoming the first player to win on his maiden appearance as an Affiliate Member when he triumphed on home soil at the inaugural EMAAR-MGF Indian Masters at Delhi Golf Club.

All four of his European Tour victories have come in India, winning the 2011 Avantha Masters, before successive triumphs at the 2016 and 2017 Hero Indian Open.

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Gaganjeet Bhullar

India

Won his first European Tour title at the 2018 Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways.

Triumphed on home soil at the season opening event of the 2011 Challenge Tour season, the Gujarat Kensville Challenge.

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Thongchai Jaidee

Thailand

Became the first player from Thailand to win a European Tour event, at the 2004 Malaysian Open. Has won 8 times on the European Tour.

The first Thai to play in all four Major Championships.

His first European Tour win outside of Asia came at the 2012 ISPS Handa Wales Open. In 2015 became the first Thai player to play in the Presidents Cup.

A three time winner of the Asian Tour Order of Merit, he holds the record for the highest career earnings on that Tour.

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Phachara Khongwatmai

Thailand

First hit the headlines two months after his 14th birthday in 2013 when he became the youngest-ever winner of a professional golf tournament by taking the Sing Hua Hin Open on the ASEAN PGA Tour.

At 15 and by then a professional he added an Asian Development Tour victory - another age record.

Almost became the second youngest winner in European Tour history, losing in the final of the ISPS Handa World Super 6 in Perth to Brett Rumford.

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Jamie Donaldson

Wales

Will forever be remembered for claiming the winning point in Europe’s Ryder Cup victory at Gleneagles in 2014, sealing the all-important point with a precise wedge shot that was voted Shot of the Year. That same year he finished a career-high fourth place in the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex.

Secured the most lucrative win of his career at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, holding off Justin Rose and Thorbjørn Olesen to win by one shot, and secured his Ryder Cup debut with victory at the D+D Real Czech Masters.

Won three times on the Challenge Tour before making his European Tour breakthrough at the 2012 Irish Open at Royal Portrush.

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Stuart Manley

Wales

Five years after becoming a Challenge Tour winner for the first time, Manley secured his second title at the 2018 Hauts de France Open, defeating Grant Forrest on the third extra hole.

Won his first European Challenge Tour title at the 2013 Finnish Challenge, and he has qualified for the European Tour through Qualifying School on six occasions.

Represented Wales in the 2014 World Cup of Golf.

Was a talented footballer and had trials at 16 with Manchester United, Crystal Palace and Luton, but chose a career in golf, starting a four-year scholarship at West Florida University in 1998. Part of the winning Walker Cup side in 2003.

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Ricardo Gouveia

portugal

Had a memorable rookie season on the European Tour in 2016, becoming the highest ranked Portuguese player of all time and finishing in a creditable 54th place on the Race to Dubai, with the highlight being a third place finish at the Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player.

Represented Portugal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Won twice and earned a record €251,592 en route to being crowned Challenge Tour Number One in 2015.

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Pedro Figueiredo

portugal

Graduated to the European Tour via the Challenge Tour in 2018, aided by his first professional victory at the KPMG Trophy.

Joined the paid ranks in 2013 after an exceptional amateur career, winning the national championship in his native Portugal twice, along with the the Portuguese Golf Federation Cup, and the Portuguese Amateur Open.

Internationally, he also triumphed in the Irish Amateur Stroke Play Championship and the British Boys Championship.

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Meghan MacLaren

England Women

2 Ladies European Tour Wins including retaining the 

2nd at the 2019 Jordan Mixed Open behind Challenge Tour winner defeats all Staysure Tour, Challenge Tour and Ladies European Tour players except 1 in the new innovative event

Currently 5TH on the LET Order of Merit and destined to make the 2019 Solheim Cup Team at Gleneagles in September

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Florentyna Parker

England Women

2 Ladies European Tour Wins

186 Tournaments Played on the Ladies European Tour

Currently 39th on the LET Order of Merit

Represented Europe in the 2015 Solheim Cup Team in Germany narrowly defeated by Team USA

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Joachim B. Hansen

Denmark

Winner of the 2018 European Challenge Tour Ranking.

Won the 2018 Turkish Airlines Challenge and then claimed his second victory of the year in his homeland, winning the Made in Denmark Challenge at Himmerland Golf and Spa Resort.

Had previously graduated from the Challenge Tour in 2012 and 2015, and enjoyed an impressive rookie season on the top tier in 2013.

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Jeff Winther

Denmark

Previously worked as a greenkeeper at Nivå Golf in Kokkedahl before being made redundant during the financial crisis allowed him to work full-time on his game.

Rose through the ranks on the satellite Nordic Golf League, winning on his fifth appearance as a professional in 2012. Two victories the following year helped him finish third in the Order of Merit and earn promotion to the Challenge Tour.

First made the European Tour in 2015 after finishing inside the top 15 on the Challenge Tour then kept his card at Qualifying School in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

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Laura Fünfstück

Germany Women

Ranked 9th on the 2019 LET Order of Merit

Six top-20 finishes this season

Finished fourth at the Lalla Meryem Cup.

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Esther Henseleit

Germany Women

Turned pro with handicap +7,1

6 top 10 finishes in her first 7 professional starts on the LET

Ranked 3rd in the 2019 LET Order of Merit.