ResidenceSt Gallen, Switzerland
Date of Birth:21/02/1945
Place of BirthWorksop, England
Height & Weight5' 7" 12st 6lbs (170cm 79kg)
FamilyWife: Adele (m. 2005); Children: Robert (1979), Andrew (1982)
InterestsBirdwatching, stamp collecting
Turned Pro1960
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Has won twice on the Senior Tour - at The 1996 Hippo Jersey Open and the 1998 Swedish Seniors Open – and nine times during a successful career on The European Tour in the 1960s and 1970s. Represented Great Britain and Ireland in four Ryder Cups between 1969 and 1975. In the 1973 competition he played Jack Nicklaus twice on the final day, halving the morning singles and narrowly losing the afternoon tie on the 18th green. Shared the course record at Augusta National for 12 years after carding a 64 during the 1974 Masters Tournament, a record which stood until Nick Price went one lower in 1986. Won the British Assistants’ Professional Championship in both 1966 and 1967, before embarking on his career on The European Tour. Member of the European Senior Tour committee for nine years and was Chairman from 2007 until 2011.

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European Tour Wins6
Senior Tour Wins2
Wins this season0
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 14,000 (1979)


Ryder Cup 1969, 71, 73, 75 World Cup 1974, 75 Double Diamond 1973, 74 (winners),75 Philip Morris International 1976 Praia D'el Rey European Cup 1997 (winners)

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