Ten fun facts about Justin Rose


Fact 1
He won his first major championship at the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, becoming the first English player to win a major since Nick Faldo in 1996 and the first to win the U.S. Open since Tony Jacklin in 1970.

Fact 2
In March 2012, Rose won his first World Golf Championship event at the WGC-Cadillac Championship and as a result he re-entered the world top-10.

Fact 3
After finishing second to Tiger Woods in the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational, he rose to a career high world ranking of 3rd.


Fact 4
He first came to prominence as an amateur at the 1998 Open Championship where he holed a dramatic shot from the rough at the final hole to finish in a tie for fourth place.

Fact 5
Rose is an advocate of sustainable golf facilities and works as an ambassador to the STRI's Golf Environment Awards, hosting receptions for winners.

Fact 6
He won the 2007 Order of Merit on the European Tour.

Fact 7
He was ranked in the World top ten for 34 weeks between November 2007 and July 2008.

Fact 8
Rose married long-time girlfriend Kate Phillips, a former international gymnast, in December 2006.

Fact 9
He played in the Walker Cup in 1997 as a 17-year-old.

Fact 10
Rose broke 70 for the first time at the age of 11, and was a plus one handicap by 14.


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Short about Justin Rose
is a South African-born English professional golfer who plays most of his golf on the PGA Tour, while keeping his membership on the European Tour.

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