Born on July 16, 1967 in Sydney, Peter Lonard is an Australia golfer who now mainly plays in the PGA. He turned pro in 1989 and played in the Australian PGA as well as in the European Tour in 1991 and 1992 where he had moderate results. A year later Lonard took most of the season off after he contracted Ross River fever which resulted to eye problems. Lonard worked as a club professional before jumping back into the Tour, topping the PGA tour Australia Order of Merit in 1996 and 1997. After winning the Ericsson Masters in 1997 he again won in 2000 during the Ford Open Championship in Australia. A year later, he bagged another victory at the ANZ championship still held in Australia.
In 2002, Lonard on the 2002 Australian PGA championship, a victory he shared with Jarrod Mosely. He also won the Australian Mastercard Masters and the Hyundai Team Masters in the same year. He again won the Australian PGA title in 2004. He also resumed playing on the European Tour in 1997. He carded a career best in 2002 when he placed 18th in the Order of Merit, although he has never won an event in Europe.
He joined the US PGA in 2002 and reached over the 1million in his first season. He went on to win the MCI Heritage tour in 2005, his first victory in the US. He was on the 75th place on the money list as of October 2007. He most recently missed the cut at the Sony Open y four strokes and was replaced by Omar Uresti in the field. He unfortunately missed all three of his cuts in 2008.