• David LIPSKY

    USA

    • Date of birth Jul 14, 1988
    • Turned Pro 2011
    • Residence Los Angeles
    • Family Single

Biography

  1. He signed up for the Asian Tour Qualifying School after receiving advice from Ben Fox and Charlie Wi, both former Asian Tour regulars.
  2. Studied at the Northwestern University in Chicago where he majored in political science.
  3. Credited former world number one Luke Donald for giving him encouragement when he won the Qualifying School.

Career Highlights

  1. David's best result in 2017 came at the lucrative Maybank Championship where he finished second.
  2. He became the first Asian Tour member to win the Omega European Masters in Switzerland after defeating Graeme Storm on the first play-off hole in 2014.
  3. He also enjoyed four other top-10s including a second-place finish at The Championship in Singapore to cap a successful year in 2014 where he was crowned the Asian Tour Order of Merit champion.
  4. David signaled his arrival on the Asian Tour by winning the 2012 Asian Tour Qualifying School Final Stage.
  5. He subsequently went on to win the HANDA FALDO Cambodian Classic with a play-off victory over Filipino Elmer Salvador, chipping in for birdie in the first extra hole.
  6. David rode on his form to finish second and third in his next two events at the ISPS Handa Singapore Open and Maybank Malaysian Open.
  7. Also finished top-five in the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship in Chinese Taipei and Mercuries Taiwan Masters to ensure a highly successful rookie season in Asia.
  8. Played mainly on the Web.Com Tour in 2013 before returning to Asia towards the end of the season.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. 2012 HANDA FALDO Cambodian Classic
  2. 2014 Omega European Masters, Switzerland

Other wins

  1. 2012 Asian Tour Qualifying School, Thailand

Amateur wins:

  1. Big Ten Champion 2010
  2. UNCG Bridgestone 2010
 

Tournament Results

Tournament Pos R1 R2 R3 R4 Score TO PAR Earnings
Maybank Championship T17 67 68 71 69 275 -13 US$ 36,850
ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth T77 68 76 75 - 219 3 US$ 2,007
Volvo China Open T45 68 75 67 72 282 -6 US$ 14,400

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