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Steven Alker

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New Zealand
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Steven Alker

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New Zealand
PGA Championship Appearances
0
Age
52
Turned Pro
1995
Hometown
Hamilton, New Zealand
College
New Zealand education, college, 7th form
Height
5 ft 11 in
Weight
155 lbs

Bio

Non-golf related jobs include working as a petroleum engineer and a carpet cleaner.

Biggest thrill in golf has been representing New Zealand as both an amateur and a professional along with winning the 2009 New Zealand PGA Championship in Christchurch. Biggest thrill outside of golf is the birth of his children.

Favorite courses he's played are St. Andrews and Harbour Town GL and would like to play Augusta National one day. Favorite college team is Arizona State and pro team is the Arizona Cardinals. Robin Williams is his favorite entertainer and "Old School" is his favorite movie. Favorite TV show is "Two and a Half Men" and favorite magazine is Men's Journal.

Roger Federer is his favorite athlete to watch.

New Zealand lamb is his favorite food.

New York and Stockholm are favorite cities to visit and Queenstown, New Zealand, is his favorite vacation spot.

Lists John Griffin and Paul Parlane as instructors he's worked with.

Never travels without his ice pack and heat rack.

Superstitions include never using a ball with the No. 5 on it.

Would have Jack Nicklaus, David Feherty and Peter Jacobsen round out his dream foursome.

Was named the High School Sportsman of the Year in 1988 and the New Zealand Golfer of the Year in 1996.

Walk-up song would be "We Will Rock You" by Queen.

Aspirations outside of golf include writing an e-book and starting a golf strategy / short game business.

Met wife by chance in New Zealand through a Callaway Golf representative in 2000.

Tries to avoid using No. 5 golf balls and always uses a New Zealand or U.K. coin to mark his ball.

Growing up, he wanted to play professional soccer.

Alker is a parent board member of a Scottsdale youth theatre that his children perform at.

Bucket list includes visiting Venice and Paris with his wife.

Suffered with reactive arthritis from 1999-2002.

Supports The First Tee programs and breast cancer awareness.

Stats

No Player Stats

Previous Performances

Year
Location
Finish
Score
Year
2023
Location
Oak Hill Country Club, East Course
Rochester, New York
Finish
CUT
Score
+12
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN TOT
Par 4 4 3 5 3 4 4 4 4 35 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 4 4 35 70
R1 4 4 4 6 3 5 4 3 5 38 4 4 5 6 6 4 4 5 4 42 80
R2 4 3 3 5 4 5 6 3 4 37 3 3 3 5 4 3 4 4 6 35 72
Eagle+
Birdie
Bogey
Double+