Birth Date – July 21, 1977
Birth Place – Cheltenham, England
Residence – Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Interests – Mountain biking, snowboarding and his collection of Nike Dunks
Casey joined the European Tour in May 2001 and recorded a win at the Gleneagles Scottish PGA Championship in his debut year. He was also awarded Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year. He joined the PGA Tour 2005 as a Special Temporary Member.
Casey became the only player in Ryder Cup history to win a foursome match with a hole-in-one on Saturday, 23 September 2006, in Ireland.In September 2018, Casey was named as a captain’s pick for the European Ryder Cup team. Europe defeated the U.S. team 17 1/2 to 10 1/2 at Le Golf National outside of Paris, France.
Began his own foundation in 2007 for junior golfers at Foxhills GC near London, the course where he grew up playing. Tried for a tennis scholarship at Foxhills at age 10, was unsuccessful and then returned the next year to earn a golf scholarship. Foundation offers scholarships to junior golfers in need.
VICTORIES / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
15 victories on the European and Asian Tour including the prestigious 2021 Omega Dubai Desert Classic, 2009 BMW PGA Championship and 2006 HSBC World Match Play Championship
3 PGA TOUR victories including back to back win of the Valspar Championship 2019 & 2018
Paul has a successful track record of team competitions.
Member of 4 Ryder Cup teams representing Europe: 2004 (winners), 2006 (winners), 2008, 2018 (winners)
Participated in 4 WGC-World Cups representing England: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 (winners)
5-time Seve Trophy player representing Great Britain & Ireland: 2002 (winners), 2003 (winners), 2005 (winners), 2007 (winners), 2013
Participated in the 2018 EurAsia Cup (winners) representing Europe