Lee Westwood - Profile

Lee Westwood: Tied 15th at Valhalla in 2000

Lee Westwood: Tied 15th at Valhalla in 2000

Still carries the unwanted tag of one of the best players yet to have never won a major after a string of near misses.

* Has spent 22 weeks at world No.1: Oct 31st, 2010-Feb 20th, 2011 and Apr 24th, 2011-May 22nd, 2011.

* End of year world ranking fell from 5th in 2000 to 181st in 2002. Has spent a total of 350 weeks in the world's top 10.

* Yet to win a major. Runner-up: 2010 Masters, 2010 Open Championship, 3rd: 2008 US Open, 2009 Open Championship, 2009 USPGA, 2011 US Open, 2013 Open Championship. Total of 17 top 10s in majors.

* 23 European Tour wins. First was Volvo Scandinavian Masters in August, 1996.

* 2 PGA Tour wins: 1998 Freeport-McDermott Classic, 2010 St Jude Classic.

* Played in 8 Ryder Cups (1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012). On winning side 6 times.

* Tied 15th in 2000 US PGA at Valhalla.

Player Details

  • Nationality: England
  • Date Of Birth: 24/04/1973
  • Birth Place: Worksop, England
  • Height: 6ft
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2014 Nedbank Golf Challenge T16 72+70+78+70 290 2
2014 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai T47 70+71+74+71 286 -2
2014 Turkish Open T8 70+68+67+71 276 -12
2014 WGC - HSBC Champions T20 70+73+69+73 285 -3
2014 CIMB Classic T13 72+65+74+68 279 -9
2014 Frys.com Open T12 73+69+69+67 278 -10
Grand Slam History
  2014201320122011201020092008
US Masters 7T8T3T11243T11
US Open -T15T10T3T16T233
The Open Championship -T3T45-2T3T67
US PGA Championship T15T33-T8-T3-

Lee Westwood News

Lee Westwood: Englishman celebrates during the Ryder Cup

Westwood questions US response

Lee Westwood has criticised the United States team for airing "dirty laundry in public" after their Ryder Cup defeat.

Westwood: Happy to be favourites

Westwood: Happy to be favourites

Lee Westwood believes the European team are happy to be favourites for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

Lee Westwood: Early pace-setter in US PGA Championship

Lee delighted with good start

England’s Lee Westwood set the early clubhouse target alongside American Kevin Chappell at the US PGA Championship.

Features

European Tour winners: Jun - Dec

European Tour winners: Jun - Dec

In part two of our Sky Golf's end-of-season review, we look back at all the winners on the European Tour during the second half of the season.

European Tour winners: Jan - May

European Tour winners: Jan - May

As 2014 draws to a close, Sky Sports golf looks back at all the winners on the European Tour during the first half of the season.

How Europe won the Ryder Cup

How Europe won the Ryder Cup

We look back at how Paul McGinley’s side continued their recent dominance in the Ryder Cup with a resounding victory at Gleneagles.