Geoff Ogilvy

Geoff Ogilvy ( born June 11, 1977 in Adelaide ) is an Australian professional golfer. It belongs to the group of Major winners.


After a successful amateur career, during which he 1996 German Amateur Open Championship was able to record for, among other things, Ogilvy was 1998 professional golfers in May. He qualified on the Tour School for the European Tour, played there in 1999 and 2000, and reached the ranks of 65 or 48 in the money list. In 2001, Ogilvy turned to the North American PGA Tour, and has since closed each season in the Top 100 from. In 2005, he won his first event of this tournament series, namely the Chrysler Classic of Tucson. In February of the following year he won the WGC - Accenture highly doped Match Play Championship, where he was able to defeat in the final of the American Davis Love III. The master stroke then succeeded Ogilvy in June by winning the U.S. Open, which he was the first Australian since Steve Elkington (1995 ), which again was able to win a major victory. With this success, he moved temporarily into the top 10 of the World Golf Rankings. After further victories and renewed winning the WGC - Accenture Match Play Championship Olgivy was early March 2009 to reach his best world ranking placement with space 4.

Geoff Ogilvy is married to his wife in July. The two have a daughter and live in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is a distant relative of Sir Angus Ogilvy, a member of the British royal family.

PGA Tour victories

  • 2005 Chrysler Classic of Tucson
  • 2006 WGC - Accenture Match Play Championship
  • 2006 U.S. Open
  • 2008 WGC -CA Championship
  • 2009 Mercedes Benz Championship, WGC - Accenture Match Play Championship
  • 2010 SBS Championship

Major championships are shown in bold.

PGA Tour of Australasia wins

Results in Major Championships

DNP = did not participate CUT = cut failed "T " shared placement Green background for wins Yellow background for top 10

Participation in team competitions

  • Presidents Cup ( for the International team ): 2009