• Scott HEND

    AUS

    • Date of birth
    • Turned Pro 1998
    • Residence Florida, United States
    • Family Married

Biography

Celebrated the birth of twin babies in December 2006 and named them Aston and McLaren. According to Scott, it was pure coincidence that they were named after fast cars.

Career Highlights

  1. Became the first Australian to win the Asian Tour Order of Merit title and the fourth player to surpass US$1 million in earnings during a season in 2016.
  2. Voted Asian Tour Players’ Player of the Year by fellow peers in 2016.
  3. Won the True Thailand Classic presented by Chang and Queen’s Cup to be the third joint player alongside Prayad Marksaeng to win nine Asian Tour titles in 2016.
  4. Came close to winning his first title on European soil at the 2016 and 2017 Omega European Masters before settling for second place after losing in play-offs against Alex Noren and Matthew Fitzpatrick respectively.
  5. Won the Venetian Macao Open for the second time in three years in 2015.
  6. Finished second on the Order of Merit courtesy of two other top-five results in 2015. Won his sixth Asian Tour title by defeating Angelo Que on the first play-off hole in the Hong Kong Open in 2014.
  7. Overcame a six-shot deficit to win the inaugural Chiangmai Golf Classic presented by PTT by three shots in 2013.
  8. Went on to win the Mercuries Taiwan Masters and cruised to victory at the Venetian Macau Open where he defeated Ernie Els of South Africa.
  9. The treble of victories led Hend to finish second on the Order of Merit in 2013.
  10. Won the Driving Distance category in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013
  11. Claimed his second Asian Tour title by winning the ISPS Handa Singapore Classic by one-shot in the weather-shortened tournament in 2012.
  12. Stamped his mark in Asia by finishing fourth on the Order of Merit in 2007, which he matched in 2009.
  13. Qualified for his fourth U.S. Open in 2011 but missed the weekend rounds.
  14. Celebrated his first victory in 2008 when he won the Pertamina Indonesia President Invitational.
  15. A serious hand injury suffered in 2006 curtailed his career in the United States where he had played on the US PGA Tour in 2004 and 2005.
  16. Switched his focus to Asia and earned his Asian Tour card at Qualifying School in Thailand by finishing second in December 2006.
  17. Immediately showed his class with a runner-up finish at the season-opening Pakistan Open and then enjoyed a glorious run in April where he finished tied second and equal third in successive weeks at the co-sanctioned Volvo China Open and BMW Asian Open.
  18. Was later named Rookie of the Year in 2007.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. 2008 Pertamina Indonesia President Invitational
  2. 2012 ISPS Handa Singapore Classic
  3. 2013 Chiangmai Golf Classic presented by PTT
  4. 2013 Mercuries Taiwan Masters
  5. 2013 Venetian Macau Open
  6. 2014 Hong Kong Open
  7. 2015 Venetian Macao Open
  8. 2016 True Thailand Classic presented by Chang
  9. 2016 Queen’s Cup, Thailand.

Other wins

  1. 1999 South Australian PGA Championship
  2. 2000 Toyota Southern Classic, Australia
  3. 2002 Victoria Open, Canada
  4. 2003 Toyota Southern Classic, Australia
  5. 2003 Von Nida Tour Money List winner, Australia
  6. 2003 Queensland Open
 

Tournament Results

Tournament Pos R1 R2 R3 R4 Score TO PAR Earnings
Maybank Championship* MC 75 66 - - 141 -3 -
ISPS HANDA New Zealand Open MC 68 76 - - 144 1 -
Hero Indian Open* MC 82 76 - - 158 14 -
Panasonic Open Golf Championship+ MC 73 73 - - 146 4 -
Volvo China Open* MC 77 70 - - 147 3 -
The 37th GS Caltex Maekyung Open Golf Championship T64 74 71 78 74 297 13 US$ 3,508
Thailand Open T6 69 66 66 71 272 -8 US$ 7,608
Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways MC 77 79 - - 156 12 -
Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup+ MC 76 73 - - 149 7 -

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