Phil Tataurangi

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Phil Tataurangi
Personal information
Full name Phillip Mikaera Tataurangi
Born (1971-10-31) 31 October 1971 (age 47)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
Nationality  New Zealand
Residence Taupo, New Zealand
Dallas, Texas, USA
Turned professional 1993
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Nationwide Tour
PGA Tour of Australasia
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 1
PGA Tour of Australasia 1 Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T39: 2003
U.S. Open CUT: 1998, 2002, 2006
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T61: 2003

Phillip Mikaera Tataurangi (born 31 October 1971) is a New Zealand golfer.

Tataurangi was born in Auckland. In 1992 he was a member of the New Zealand's winning Eisenhower Trophy team and was the leading individual player in the tournament. He turned professional in 1993 and has played mainly in the United States as a pro. The highlights of his professional career include winning the 1996 Australian PGA Championship and the 2002 Invensys Classic on the PGA Tour.

Amateur wins

  • 1993 New Zealand Amateur

Professional wins (3)

PGA Tour wins (1)

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin
of victory
1 13 Oct 2002 Invensys Classic at Las Vegas 67-66-67-68-62=330 −29 1 stroke Australia Stuart Appleby, United States Jeff Sluman

Nationwide Tour wins (1)

PGA Tour of Australasia wins (1)

Results in major championships

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Masters Tournament T39
PGA Championship T61

Note: Tataurangi never played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances



See also

External links

  • Official website
  • Phil Tataurangi at the PGA Tour official site
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