One of England’s most decorated golfers, Lee Westwood won 44 tournaments over four different decades across five continents and 20 different countries before joining the LIV Golf League. He’s topped the world rankings for 22 weeks and has played on seven Ryder Cup winning teams – a European record. Westwood finished as runner-up at the Masters in 2010 and 2016, as well as at the 2010 Open Championship. Current co-captain of Majesticks GC, along with Henrik Stenson and Ian Poulter.
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Greatest influence on golfing career? Mum and Dad
Golfer you most admire? Greg Norman. He was the best when I was growing up
Number of holes-in-one? 24
If you could play any course in the world, it would be … Augusta
Golf achievement you’re most proud of? World No. 1, and 11 Ryder Cups
Round of golf you’ve enjoyed the most? Final-round 64 in the 2009 Race to Dubai
Your perfect golf shot? One that goes in
If you could acquire one trait from another golfer, what would it be? Tiger’s putting when he was in his prime
Shot that gives you the most difficulty? 60-90 yard bunker shot
Most interesting thing about being a professional golfer? Playing golf for a living