About Stuart

Height: 6′ 1″
Born: 1st May 1971
Residence: Orlando, FL & Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
PGA Tour Wins: 9
Turned Pro: 1992

One of only five players in history to record a round of 59 in tournament play, Stuart Appleby is a 9-time PGA Tour Winner.  He has also recorded 3 Australasian Tour Victories and 2 Web.com Tour Wins in his since turning professional in 1992.  His PGA Tour victories include three straight Mercedes Championships from 2004-2006, as well as a pair of wins at the Shell Houston Open (1999 and 2006). A four-time member of the Presidents Cup team, Stuart was raised on a dairy farm in Australia and first began practicing his golf game by hitting shots from paddock to paddock after his chores were done. He played Aussie Rules Football growing up before turning to professional golf. Early in his career, he became just the eighth player in the history of what is now called the Nationwide Tour to win his first start, the 1995 Monterey Open. He earned his PGA Tour Card for 1996 by finishing fifth on the Nationwide Tour Money List. Off the links, Stuart enjoys motor racing.

PGA Tour Victories

  • 2010 Greenbrier Classic
  • 2006 Shell Houston Open
  • 2006 Mercedes Championship
  • 2005 Mercedes Championship
  • 2004 Mercedes Championship
  • 2003 Las Vegas Invitational
  • 1999 Shell Houston Open
  • 1998 Kemper Open
  • 1997 Honda Classic


International Victories

  • 2010 JB Were Australian Masters
  • 2001 Holden Australian  Open
  • 1998 Coolum Classic


Web.com Tour Victories

  • 1995 Nike Monterrey Open
  • 1995 Nike Sonoma County Open