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Nick Faldo    

Nick Faldo is a former professional golfer on the PGA Tour and European Tour.

Nick Faldo is a former professional golfer on the PGA Tour and European Tour.

In 1975, he won the English Amateur Championship and the British Youths Championship.  He turned professional in 1976 and quickly achieved success, finishing 8th on the European Tour Order of Merit in 1977 and 3rd in 1978.  He was also one of the leading players on the European Tour in the early 1980s, and he topped the Order of Merit in 1983.

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Faldo was the best player in the world. He won the Open Championship again in 1990, and claimed it for a third time in 1992. He also won two more majors when he won the Masters Tournament in 1989 and 1990.

Faldo was named the PGA TOUR Player of the Year in 1990 and the European Tour Player of the Year in 1989, 1990 and 1992, and has won 29 European Tour titles. He is also one of the most successful Ryder Cup players ever, having represented the European Team a record 11 times and played a key role in making Europe competitive in the event.

In 1997, he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. 

Faldo has since become a television pundit for major golf championships. In 2006, he became the lead golf analyst for CBS Sports. In 2012, Faldo joined the BBC Sport on-air team for coverage of the Open Championship.

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