Sean Murphy (golfer)


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

Contents

  • 1 Amateur career
  • 2 Professional career
  • 3 Professional wins 6
    • 31 Nike Tour wins 6
  • 4 Results in major championships
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Amateur careeredit

Murphy was born in Des Moines, Iowa1 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 careeredit

Murphy turned professional in 19881 He was the first player to win on the Nike Tour now the Webcom Tour four times in one year He shared the Webcom Tour record for most career victories at six2 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 US Open at Baltusrol, 1996 US Open at Oakland Hills, 1996 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Anns, 1997 US Open at Congressional, and 2003 US Open at Olympia Fields His best finish in a major championship was T-32 at Oakland Hills3

Murphy lives in Scottsdale, Arizona

Professional wins 6edit

Nike Tour wins 6edit

  • 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 championshipsedit

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
US Open CUT DNP DNP T32 CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

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

See alsoedit

  • 1990 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
  • 1993 Nike Tour graduates
  • 1995 Nike Tour graduates
  • 1998 Nike Tour graduates
  • 1999 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
  • 2000 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
  • List of golfers with most Webcom Tour wins

Referencesedit

  1. ^ a b "Biographical information from ESPNcom" Retrieved January 26, 2008 
  2. ^ "Sean Murphy – Profile" PGA Tour Retrieved September 17, 2015 
  3. ^ "Golf Major Championships" Retrieved January 26, 2008 

External linksedit

  • Sean Murphy at the PGA Tour official site


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