10 Things You Didn't Know About David Law

Get to know Vic Open champion David Law a little better...

Things You Didn't Know About David Law
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Get to know Vic Open champion David Law a little better...

10 Things You Didn't Know About David Law

David Law eagled the 72nd hole at the Vic Open to win his maiden European Tour title.

The Scotsman now has his European Tour playing rights but many will know little about him.

Get to know David Law a little better with these.

1. He is from Aberdeen, Scotland.

2. He won the Scottish Amateur Championship twice, in 2009 and 2011. He also won the Scottish Boys Amateur Championship.

3. He turned pro in 2011.

4. He has spent most of his professional career on the Challenge Tour as well as the MENA Tour and Pro Golf Tour.

5. His first Challenge Tour victory came at the 2018 Scottish Hydro Challenge after a period of two years without a top 10.

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6. He was supported by the Paul Lawrie Foundation as a junior. The 1999 Open champion has been influential in Law's game, acting as his mentor.

7. He and his partner have a baby girl, born in December 2018. The pair had a baby boy, Freddie, stillborn in 2017.

8. The Official World Golf Ranking hasn't been updated yet due to the late finish at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, but Law will likely move up to around no.210 from his current position of 376.

9. He is a Wilson Staff ambassador, currently using a Wilson Staff fairway, hybrid, set of irons and wedges. He has a Callaway driver, Odyssey putter and Titleist ball.

10. He is the first Scottish player to win in the 2019 European Tour season and first Scot to win on Tour since Russell Knox at the 2018 Irish Open.

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Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-5. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: TaylorMade TP5x