Justin Rose is an English professional golfer and former World No.1 in the Official World Golf Rankings, which he reached on September 9, 2018. Rose has 24 professional wins to his name, this includes the 2013 US Open. He plays for both the PGA Tour and the European Tour. Rose formerly played for the Sunshine Tour.
Player Profile and Personal Life
Justin Peter Rose was born on July 30, 1980, in Johannesburg, South Africa. His family moved to the United Kingdom when he was five years old. He currently splits his time between Albany, New Providence, The Bahamas, and Putney, London, England. Rose stands 191 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 88 kg.
He is married to Kate Phillips, who is a former professional gymnast. In 2017, he was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire. In 2021, he was honored with the Payne Stewart Award.
In 1997, Rose played in the Walker Cup when he was just 17 years old. At the same age at the Open Championship, he was noticed for having holed a birdie in the 18th hole. He finished the Championship tied for fourth place.
He won his firstEuropean Tour event in 2002, the Dunhill Championship. He also won the Victor Chandler British Masters. In 2007, he won the Volvo Masters. His first PGA Tour win came in 2010 - the Memorial Tournament.
In 2010, he won the AT&T National and in 20111, he won the BMW Championship. One of the biggest wins of his career came in 2013 at the US Open. He finished 2 strokes under Jason Day and Phi Mickelson. The following year, he won the Quicken Loans National in 2014.
His latest PGA win came in January 2019 when he won the Farmers Insurance Open which was played at the Torrey Pines Golf Course.
Number of Wins by Tour
- PGA Tour: 10
- European Tour: 11
- Japan Golf Tour: 1
- Asian Tour: 1
- Sunshine Tour: 2
- PGA Tour of Australasia: 1
- Other: 3
Best Results in Major Championships
- Masters Tournament - 2nd/T2: 2015,2017
- PGA Championship - T3: 2012
- U.S. Open - Won: 2013
- The Open Championship - T2: 2018
- European Tour Order of Merit winner
- Order of the British Empire - 2016
- FedEx Cup Champion - 2018
- Payne Stewart Award - 2021