Famous Australian Golfers

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Jason Day
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Jason Day
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Birthdate: November 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia

Jason Day is an Australian golfer who won the 2015 PGA Championship. A former world number one, Day was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2015. In the same year, Jason Day was also honored with the Greg Norman Medal. In 2016, he received the Mark H. McCormack Award.

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Adam Scott
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Adam Scott
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Birthdate: July 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Greg Norman
(Australian Entrepreneur and Retired Professional Golfer)
Greg Norman
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Birthdate: February 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mount Isa, Australia

Greg Norman is an Australian retired professional golfer and entrepreneur. One of the greatest Australian golfers ever, Norman was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2001. In 2009, he was named in Queensland's Q150 Icons list as a sports legend. Also a philanthropist, Norman established the Greg Norman Golf Foundation, which provides guidance to students.

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Minjee Lee
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Minjee Lee
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Birthdate: May 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Peter Thomson
(Only Golfer in the Modern Era to Win a Major Three Times in Succession)
Peter Thomson
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Birthdate: August 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
Died: June 20, 2018

Peter Thomson was an Australian golfer best remembered for winning the Open Championship on five occasions between 1954 and 1965. He won three consecutive Championship titles in 1954, 1955, and 1956, becoming the only modern era golfer to win a major on three successive occasions. In 1988, Peter Thomson was made an inductee of the World Golf Hall of Fame.   

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Karrie Webb
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Karrie Webb
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Birthdate: December 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ayr, Queensland, Australia

Karrie Webb is an Australian golfer. With over 40 wins under her belt, Webb is the most successful active player on the LPGA Tour. In 2005, Karrie Webb was made an inductee of the World Golf Hall of Fame. In 2016, she received the prestigious William and Mousie Powell Award.

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Jan Stephenson
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Jan Stephenson
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Birthdate: December 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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David Graham
(Australian Former Professional Golfer)
David Graham
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Birthdate: May 23, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windsor, Australia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Stuart Appleby
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Stuart Appleby
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Birthdate: May 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cohuna, Australia

Stuart Appleby is an Australian golfer who has won nine PGA Tour titles. He was part of the International Team that won the Presidents Cup in 1998. He has also represented Australia at the World Cup. Stuart Appleby's best major championship performance came in 2002 at The Open Championship, where he lost to Ernie Els in a four-way playoff.

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Kel Nagle
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Kel Nagle
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Birthdate: December 21, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: January 29, 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Matt Jones
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Matt Jones
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Birthdate: April 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Matt Jones is an Australian golfer who has won twice on the PGA Tour so far; he won the Shell Houston Open in 2014 and the Honda Classic in 2021. Matt Jones has also won the Emirates Australian Open on two occasions so far.

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Jim Ferrier
(The First Australian to Win a Professional Golf Major Title)
Jim Ferrier
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Birthdate: February 24, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: June 12, 1986

Jim Ferrier was an Australian golfer best remembered for winning the PGA Championship in 1947. He was the first Australian to win a professional golf major title. In 1985, Jim Ferrier was made an inductee of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

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Rachel Hetherington
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Rachel Hetherington
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Birthdate: April 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Macquarie, Australia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Peter Senior
(Former Australian Professional Golfer)
Peter Senior
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Birthdate: July 31, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Singapore

Peter Senior is an Australian former professional golfer who won over 20 tournaments around the world during his career. He also represented his country in international competitions on several occasions. Peter Senior announced his retirement in 2016.