Mark O'Meara

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Birthday
13, 1957
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1957 (age 62)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

American golfer who won 16 PGA Tours events and had a remarkable campaign in 1998, winning the Masters, the Open Championship and the PGA Player of the Year award.

Before Fame

He started golfing at age 13 by sneaking into a nearby country club, then working for it.

Trivia

He was 41 in 1998, and became the oldest player to achieve two majors victories in one year.

Family Life

He grew up in Mission Viejo, in Southern California.

Associated With

He received plenty of encouragement from Tiger Woods, who believed he could win a major tournament even when he was ready to give up.