Stuart Appleby

Stuart Appleby
Personal Information
Cohuna, Australia
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg)
College None
Turned Pro 1992
Current tour PGA Tour (joined 1996)
Professional wins 13 (PGA Tour: 8, Other: 5)
Best Results in Major Championships
Masters T7: 2007
U.S. Open T10: 1998
British Open T2: 2002
PGA Championship T4: 2000
PGA Tour of Australasia's
Order of Merit
1992, 1994

Stuart Appleby (born 1 May 1971) is an Australian professional golfer.

Career summary

Appleby was born in Cohuna in rural northern Victoria. He practiced by hitting balls from paddock to paddock. He turned professional in 1992 and began his career on the PGA Tour of Australasia. In 1995 he won twice on the Nike Tour (now known as the Nationwide Tour), the second tier men's tour on in the U.S., and qualified to compete on the PGA Tour the following year by finishing the season fifth on the money list. He has won eight times on the PGA Tour. He was a member of the International Team in the Presidents Cup four times, and featured in the top ten of the Official World Golf Rankings in 2004. His best performance in a major championship came in 2002, where he lost in a fourway play-off to Ernie Els at The Open Championship.


Appleby's first wife, Renay, was killed in an automobile accident outside London Waterloo station in 1998, shortly after he had missed the cut at The Open Championship. Appleby married his second wife, Ashley Saleet, in 2002, and currently lives with Ashley and his two daughters, Ella and Mia. They are expecting their first son in October.

Professional wins (13)

PGA Tour wins (8)

Nationwide Tour wins (2)

PGA Tour of Australasia wins (2)

Other wins (1)

Results in major championships

Tournament 1997 1998 1999
The Masters T21 CUT CUT
U.S. Open T36 T10 CUT
The Open Championship T20 CUT CUT
PGA Championship T61 CUT CUT

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
The Masters CUT T31 CUT CUT T22 T43 T19 T7 T14
The Open Championship T11 61 T2^ T15 T36 T41 CUT CUT T51
PGA Championship T4 T16 T17 T23 T17 T15 T55 T12 T15

^Lost in a four man, four-hole playoff. He competed against Ernie Els, Steve Elkington and Thomas Levet. Ernie Els eventually won the championship.

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10

Results in World Golf Championship events

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Accenture Match Play Championship R64 R64 R16 R64 R64 R32 R32 R64 R64 R16
CA Championship T30 T25 NT1 T11 T2 T16 T11 T6 T35 T34
Bridgestone Invitational T23 T20 T5 T42 T46 T9 T13 T71 T14 T2

1Cancelled due to 9/11
DNP = Did not play
QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
"T" = tied
NT = No Tournament
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances

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