Mike Harwood

Mike Harwood
Personal information
Full name Michael Geoffrey Harwood
Born (1959-01-08) 8 January 1959
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality  Australia
Residence Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Spouse Donna
Children Rhys, Megan, Kendall, Casey, Corey
Turned professional 1979
Current tour(s) European Senior Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
PGA Tour of Australasia
Professional wins 30
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 5
PGA Tour of Australasia 2
European Senior Tour 1
Other 22
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T49: 1991
The Open Championship 2nd: 1991
PGA Championship CUT: 1991, 1992

Michael Geoffrey Harwood (born 8 January 1959) is an Australian professional golfer.

Harwood was born in Sydney. He turned professional in 1979 and has extensive experience on the PGA Tour of Australasia and the European Tour. He won five times in Europe, including a 1990 victory in the European Tour's home tournament at Wentworth, which was then called the Volvo PGA Championship. He achieved a career best European Tour Order of Merit ranking of sixth that year. The following year he was runner-up to fellow Australian Ian Baker-Finch at the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, several weeks later he won the GA European Open at Walton Heath. In his prime, he played occasionally in the United States, but he never had a top ten finish in any PGA Tour event other than the Open Championship.[1] In the early 1990s, Harwood achieved his highest world ranking of 20 overall. His round of 61 at the Australian PGA Championship at Concord in 1992 was his best professional score recorded. Prior to joining the European Senior Tour, Harwood served as a board member of the Australian PGA in the early 2000s.

Harwood won his first title on the European Senior Tour at the season ending OKI Castellón Senior Tour Championship by three strokes. The win caused Harwood to finish 9th on the 2009 final money list and earning him the title of Rookie of the Year. Despite over 100 Pro-Am victories, it marked his first professional tournament win in 18 years. Harwood continues to play on the Tour. He again finished in the top-10 in the Order of Merit in 2011. Harwood won multiple events on the Australian Senior Tour (PGA Legends Tour) as well. Harwood's success has not diminished in recent years, taking out the Australian Seniors Order of Merit by a significant margin in 2015, for the second time (previously 2009) that year being his first as a Senior he also won rookie of the year.

Professional wins (30)

European Tour (5)

PGA Tour of Australasia (2)

Other wins (5)

European Senior Tour wins (1)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 8 Nov 2009 OKI Castellón Senior Tour Championship −13 (65-72-66=203) 3 strokes Paraguay Ángel Franco

Other senior wins (17)

Results in major championships

Tournament 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
The Open Championship CUT CUT CUT T39 CUT 2 T45 T73 CUT

Note: Harwood never played in the Masters Tournament.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances


  1. "Mike Harwood – Career". PGA Tour. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  2. "Harwood claims fourth Open win". The Advocate. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
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