7 Things You Didn't Know About Robert Dinwiddie

How well do you know the professional golfer?

7 Things You Didn't Know About Robert Dinwiddie
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7 Things You Didn't Know About Robert Dinwiddie

1. Dinwiddie was born Dumfries, Scotland back in 1982 but we believe he currently resides in Wandsworth, England. 

2. Boasted a formidable amateur record before turning professional at the end of 2006 upon graduating from the Tennessee State University. Whilst there we are yet to confirm what he studied.  

3. He played in the 2005 Walker Cup and collected the 2005 Scottish and Welsh Amateur Open Stroke Play Championships as well as the English edition in 2006. His record at the 2005 Walker Cup, hosted at Chicago Golf Club, was one win, one loss, and one half. The United States won the event 12.5-11.5. 

4. Dinwiddie secured his maiden professional win at the 2007 Scottish Challenge and waited just seven days to add a second title – the Rolex Trophy. He won a third Challenge Tour title in 2010 at the Kenya Open.

5. At the time of writing Dinwiddie has played in five Majors. With his 2022 Open Championship result to come, his best finish at a Major came at the 2008 US Open in which he finished in a tie for 36th.

6. Finished 12th on the Challenge Tour Rankings in 2013 to graduate to the DP World Tour (then European Tour) for the third time. He twice came runner-up and had two more top tens in an impressive season, which followed a four-month spell away from the game traveling in Thailand.

7. In the past, when he hasn't been playing golf, he has been working part time at his friend’s construction company.

Sam Tremlett
Sam Tremlett

A golfer for most of his life, Sam started playing the game to prove he was the best player out of his father and two brothers.
He quickly became a golf equipment expert and has always been the one family and friends come to for buying advice, and spends a lot of his time putting golf gear, apparel and shoes to the test.  
He is a graduate of Swansea University where he studied History and American Studies, and he has been a part of the Golf Monthly team since February 2018. He also previously worked for World Soccer and Rugby World magazines.

A jack of all trades across print and digital formats, Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website. He also oversees all Tour player content as well. 

Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a handicap of five. 


Sam is currently playing:
Driver: Titleist TS3
Fairway Wood: TaylorMade M5 (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees)
Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚
Putter: Scotty Cameron Circa 62 #6