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Greg Norman
AO
Personal information
Full name Gregory John Norman
Nickname The (Great White) Shark
Born 10 February 1955 (1955-02-10) (age 66)
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Height 6 ft 0 in
Weight 180 lb
Nationality  Australia
Residence Jupiter Island, Florida, U.S.
Spouse 1981–2007 Laura Andrassy
2008–2009 Chris Evert
2010–present Kirsten Kutner
Children Morgan Leigh, Gregory
Career
Turned professional 1976
Former tour(s) PGA Tour of Australasia
PGA Tour
European Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 88
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 20
European Tour 14
Japan Golf Tour 2
PGA Tour of Australasia 33
Other 21
Best results in Major Championships
(Wins: 2)
The Masters Tournament 2nd/T2: 1986, 1987, 1996
U.S. Open 2nd: 1984, 1995
The Open Championship Won: 1986, 1993
PGA Championship 2nd: 1986, 1993
Achievements and awards
World Golf Hall of Fame 2001
PGA Tour of Australia
Order of Merit winner
1978, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988
European Tour
Order of Merit winner
1982
PGA Tour
leading money winner
1986, 1990, 1995
PGA Player of the Year 1995
PGA Tour
Player of the Year
1995
Vardon Trophy 1989, 1990, 1994
Byron Nelson Award 1988, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995
Old Tom Morris Award 2008
Charlie Bartlett Award 2008

Gregory John Norman AO (born 10 February 1955) is an Australian entrepreneur and retired professional golfer who spent 331 weeks as the world's Number 1 Official World Golf Rankings ranked golfer in the 1980s and 1990s. He won 89 professional tournaments, including 20 PGA Tour tournaments and two majors: The Open Championships in 1986 and 1993. Norman also earned thirty top-10 finishes and was the runner-up 8 times in majors throughout his career. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2001 with the highest percentage of votes (80%) of any golfer to date. In a reference to his blond hair, size, aggressive golf style and his birthplace's native coastal animal, Norman's nickname is "The Great White Shark" (often shortened to just "The Shark"), which he earned after his play at the 1981 Masters.

Norman's business interests began during his playing career. He is the chairman and CEO of the Greg Norman Company, a global corporation with a portfolio of companies in fields including apparel, interior design, real estate, wine production, private equity and golf course design.

Norman has donated to and established numerous charities and charity events, like the QBE Shootout which benefits the CureSearch for Children's Cancer fund. He became a Trustee of the Environmental Institute for Golf in 2004 and received the Golf Writers Association of America's Bartlett Award in 2008 for his charitable work.

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