José María Olazabal

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Birthday
5, 1966
Birthplace
Spain
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
5, 1966 (age 53)
Birthplace
Spain

About

World Golf Hall of Fame member who secured Masters victories in 1994 and 1999. He is ranked in the top 10 all time in victories on the European Tour and has achieved victories on the Japan Tour as well.

Before Fame

He turned professional in 1985 and earned his first professional win at the Ebel European Masters Swiss Open in 1986.

Trivia

He spent over 300 weeks sitting inside the top 10 of the Official World Gold Rankings and just missed out on an opportunity to claim the top spot after falling just short of a Masters victory in 1991.

Family Life

He was born in Hondarribia, Gipuzkoa, Spain.

Associated With

He edged out Davis Love III by 2 strokes to capture the 1999 Masters trophy.