ResidenceBradenton, Florida, USA
AttachmentThe Concession G&CC
Date of Birth:07/07/1944
Place of BirthScunthorpe, England
Height & Weight5ft 9¾in 13st 9lbs (175cm 87kg)
FamilyWife: Astrid; Children: Bradley (1969), Warren (1972), Tina (1975), Anna May (1979), A J (1981), Sean (1991)
InterestsGolf course design, shooting
Web Sitewww.tonyjacklin.com / tonyjacklindesign.com
Turned Pro1962
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  • Tony Jacklin putts watched by David Clinton (L), Chairman of the Challengers charity and Thomas Levet of France during the launch of the Mega Putt Challenge
  • Tony Jacklin to hit the dance floor
  • Tony Jacklin winning the 1969 Open Championship at Lytham


One of Britain’s greatest post-war golfers. His victory in the 1969 Open Championship was the first by a Briton since Max Faulkner in 1951, and his US Open triumph the following year was the first by a Briton since Ted Ray in 1920. Europe’s non-playing Ryder Cup captain in 1983, 85, 87 and 89. The son of a Scunthorpe lorry driver, he took up golf at the age of nine. Won the Lincolnshire Boys Championship aged 13, and three years later won the Lincolnshire Open by nine shots. Turned professional in 1962, becoming assistant to Bill Shankland at Potters Bar.

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European Tour Wins8
Wins this season0
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 18,662 (1982)


Professional Ryder Cup 1967, 69, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, (1983, 85 (winners) 87(winners), 89 non-playing Captain) World Cup 1966, 70, 71, 72 Hennessy Cognac Cup 1976 Double Diamond 1972, 73, 74, 76, 77

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