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Tommy Fleetwood

Tommy Fleetwood a professional golfer on the European Tour

England’s Tommy Fleetwood is one of the European Tour’s most consistent players. Fleetwood had a distinguished amateur career in which he won both the Scottish and English Amateur Championships.

After turning professional in 2010, the young star topped the Challenge Tour rankings in 2011 following a victory in the Kazakhstan Open that year. He was the youngest player in history at the age of 20 years and 290 days to finish top of the Challenge Tour rankings.

Fleetwood’s rookie season on the European Tour in 2012 was largely uneventful, but he again showed his ability to rise to the occasion when he recorded a top 10 finish in the South African Open, his final tournament of the season, to secure his card for 2013.

In 2013, he made the breakthrough many had expected him to make when he beat Stephen Gallacher and Ricardo Gonzalez in a playoff for the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.

He teed off 2014 with a finish of tied third in the Volvo Golf Champions in South Africa. That year he also finished second in the Volvo China Open and had back-to-back second places in the ISPS Handa Wales Open and the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. He ended a highly consistent season with a finish of tied 12th in the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.

Tommy Fleetwood Biography                                                           

Fleetwood was born on 19 January 1991. He turned professional golfer in 2010.

Tommy Fleetwood Career highlights

Tommy Fleetwood has seven professional wins. He is the winner of the 2009 Scottish Open and 2010 English Amateur. Won the 2013 Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles on the European Tour. In 2015 he enjoyed one of the most consistent seasons on the European Tour, highlighted by a finish of third in the Shenzhen International.

However, 2017 was Tommy Fleetwood’s most prosperous year to date. He began the year by winning his second European Tour event, the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, by one stroke over Dustin Johnson and Pablo Larrazabal.

While in March, Fleetwood was runner-up in the WGC-Mexico Championship, a shot behind Johnson. And in April, he lost in a sudden-death playoff at the Shenzhen International to Bernd Wiesberger, at the first extra hole. He come from eight strokes behind on the final day with a stunning round of 63 to set the clubhouse lead. In the playoff, Fleetwood found the green in two, but Wiesberger from trouble fired an approach to within five feet and holed the birdie putt for the victory. In June, Fleetwood finished fourth in the U.S. Open, while in July, he won the Open de France, beating Peter Uihlein by a stroke for a final round of 66.

He moved from 99th in the World Rankings at the start of the year into the world top-20. In November 2017, Fleetwood won the European Tour season-long Race to Dubai and won $1,250,000 from the bonus pool.

Fleetwood made a successful start to 2018, winning the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship by two strokes from Ross Fisher. Fleetwood is the sixth golfer to shoot a 63 in U.S. Open history, tying the championship's single-round scoring record. He did this in the fourth round of the 2018 U.S. Open on 17 June at the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York. He finished one stroke behind the winner, Brooks Koepka.

In the 2018 Ryder Cup, Fleetwood paired with Francesco Molinari. They became the first pairing to win all four of their matches as Europe won 17.5-10.5.

In July 2019, Fleetwood finished second in the 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland.