All about Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis was born in England on 5 January 1991. He is a resident of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. He is a professional golfer who represents England.

Tom Lewis had a remarkable amateur golfing career. In 2009, Lewis won The Boys Amateur Championship at Royal St. George’s. in the 2010 New South Wales Open he lost to Peter O’Malley in a playoff.

Later same year finished tied for the 12th position in the Australian Open. This victory was followed by the victory of the St. Andrews Links Trophy in 2011 on the Old Course at St. Andrews. The Local Final Qualification Matches at Rye took him to the 2011 Open Championship at Royal St George’s. He shared the lead with Thomas Bjørn in the first round by virtue of a five-under-par 65 in the first round. In the Open Championship this was the lowest single-round score by an amateur and the lowest in any major championship.

After the 2011 Walker Cup Tom Lewis turned pro and made his debut at the professional level at the Austrian Golf Open in September 2011. He managed to finish tied for the tenth position after shooting a two-over-par 74. On October 2011 he claimed his first maiden win at the Portugal masters on the European Tour. This kick started his professional golfing career.

He was awarded the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year in 2011, December. His team appearance includes the Jacques Leglise trophy where he represented Great Britain and Ireland and won the 2008 as well as the 2009 tournaments. He also played the Eisenhower trophy for England in 2010 and the st Andrews trophy representing Great Britain and Ireland later the same year. He also played for the same countries in the Walker Cup team which went on to win in 2011.