Ian Woosnam, August 1987
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British golfer Ian Woosnam (b. 1958) first played the PGA European Tour in 1979. The best year of his career was 1991 when he reached the number one spot of the Official World Golf Rankings. That same year he also won the US master which made him the only person representing Wales to ever win a major. Woosnam has also been a member of the European Ryder Cup team and has been elected as captain for 2006.