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Paul Lawrie: Ryder Cup Qualifier

Lawrie holds the No. 4 spot in Europe

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012  |  Updated 1:30 PM CDT
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Paul Lawrie: Ryder Cup Qualifier

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Paul Lawrie, Scottish professional golfer on the PGA Tour.

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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.

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