Here we take a look at 20 things you may not have known about Tommy Fleetwood

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Tommy Fleetwood

Last year’s Race to Dubai winner Tommy Fleetwood will make his Ryder Cup debut after a couple of brilliant seasons on the European Tour. In 2017 he won the Abu Dhabi HSBC-Golf Championship and HNA Open de France. In 2018 he once again secured the Abu Dhabi Championship, winning by two strokes over Ross Fisher.

Ahead of the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, we take a look at 20 things you may not have known about Englishman Tommy Fleetwood.

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Tommy Fleetwood:

1. He is from Southport, Lancashire

2. His middle name is Paul

3. He turned pro in 2010 off a handicap of +5

4. He married his wife Clare Craig in 2017 who is also his manager

5. They had their first baby also in 2017 named Franklin

6. He and his father Pete used to sneak on Royal Birkdale when Tommy was a child, he made the cut there at the 2017 Open

7. He won the English Amateur in 2010

8. His current caddie Ian Finnis was the best man at his wedding

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9. He became the sixth golfer to shoot 63 in US Open history this year in the final round

10. He won the British Par 3 Championship in 2013

11. He is a member at Formby Hall Golf Club

12. His first professional victory came in the 2011 Formby Hall Classic on the EuroPro Tour around his home course

Fleetwood winning the 2017 Race to Dubai (Getty Images)

13. He also won the 2011 Kazakstan Open on the Challenge Tour

14. He topped the Challenge Tour rankings that year aged 20, becoming the youngest ever man to do so

15. He has finished 4th and 2nd in the last two US Opens, his best two major results

16. He has won four times on the European Tour

17. His highest world ranking is 10th

18. He made an albatross on the par-5 4th hole in the 2015 BMW PGA Championship

19. He cites his interests as sports, reading, yoga and music

20. He still uses Nike irons and a Nike fairway wood, two years after the company stopped making clubs

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