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Justin Rose's Biography

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Justin Rose was born on 30 July 1980 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

He moved to England when he was five years old.

As a youngster, Justin Rose played off +3 at 14 and was selected for the Walker Cup at 17.

Significant moments in Justin Rose's golfing career include tying for fourth in the 1998 British Open when still an amateur (he turned pro later that year) and, in 2002, winning the Dunhill Championship and the British Masters.

2007 proved a great year for Justin Rose and he gained his first European PGA Tour Order of Merit title. Rose ended the 2007 season seventh in the world rankings.

Justin Rose's hobbies include tennis, soccer, cricket, cars, and music.

In June 2013, Justin Rose won his first major title when he became the first Englishman for 43 years to win the US Open.

In 2016, Justin Rose was selected to be part of Great Britain's golfing team at the Rio Olympics.

Justin Rose became golf's first Olympic champion since 1904, taking gold.

On the way he hit Olympic golf's first hole-in-one.

On 5 November 2017, he won the Turkish Airlines Open. It was his second consecutive win, having won the WGC Champions the previous week.

A year later Justin Rose retained the Turkish Airlines Open and so regain his world number one ranking.

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