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Paul Lawrie: Ryder Cup Qualifier

Lawrie holds the No. 4 spot in Europe

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    Paul Lawrie, Scottish professional golfer on the PGA Tour.

    The Player: Paul Lawrie

    Residence: Scotland 

    Points: 2,088,718.02

    Shooting 2012: 72.8

    Money made in 2012: $70,400

    The Buzz: Lawrie's main interest growing up was football, but he didn't like the idea of playing for a team, so he turned to golf. At the age of 17 Lawrie turned pro. He won the Open Championship in 2009 and was the last European golfer to win a major until 2007. He created the Paul Lawrie Foundation to teach kids under age 18 the game of golf.