Michael Campbell

Professional Golfer
Born Feb 23, 1969

Michael Shane Campbell, CNZM is a New Zealand golfer who is best known for having won the 2005 U.S. Open and the richest prize in golf, the £1,000,000 HSBC World Match Play Championship, in the same year. He is a member of the European Tour. Ethnically, he is predominantly Māori, from the Ngati Ruanui (father's side) and Nga Rauru (mother's side) iwi.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Michael Campbell.


1969 Birth Born on February 23, 1969.


1988 19 Years Old From 1988, Campbell represented New Zealand in various international amateur competitions, including the team victory at the 1992 Eisenhower Trophy, before turning professional in 1993. … Read More


1998 29 Years Old Not long after that Open, he developed wrist problems, resulting in a dramatic drop in form, and did not fully recover until 1998. … Read More


1999 30 Years Old He won the PGA Tour of Australasia's Order of Merit in during the 1999/2000 season. … Read More
Campbell failed to make the cut in his first five 2005 tournaments, averaging 75 strokes in the first rounds of each of those tournaments. … Read More


2009 40 Years Old Campbell's had no top 10 finishes on the European Tour between 2009 and September 2012, although his U.S. Open win meant he retained his playing rights.
2012 43 Years Old In October 2012, he finished third in the Portugal Masters, and in December he finished 8th in the Hong Kong Open (both European tour events).
2015 46 Years Old Campbell retired from golf in 2015. … Read More
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