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Penfold Tournament

 

The Penfold Tournament is a former golf tournament on the British golf circuit that preceded the European Tour, and, briefly, on the young European Tour itself. ... The event dates to the 1930s and ended in the mid-1970s. ... Percy Alliss won twice prior to World War II, and his son Peter Alliss won in the 1960s. ... Harry Weetman won four of the six times the Penfold was played from 1957-62, the tournament record for wins.

First played: 1932

Last played: 1974

Also known as: Penfold Bournemouth Tournament, Swallow-Penfold Tournament, Penfold-Bournemouth Festival of Britain Tournament

Winners of the Penfold Tournament
1974 - Tommy Horton
1973 - Eddie Polland
1972 - Peter Oosterhuis
1971 - Neil Coles
1970 - Bernard Hunt
1969 - Alex Caygill
1968 - Peter Butler
1967 - John Cockin
1966 - Dave Thomas
1965 - Angel Miguel
1964 - Peter Alliss
1963 - Bernard Hunt
1962 - Harry Weetman
1961 - Ken Bousfield
1960 - Harry Weetman
1959 - Peter Butler
1958 - Harry Weetman
1957 - Harry Weetman
1956 - Eric Lester
1955 - Christy O'Connor Sr.
1954 - Henry Cotton
1953 - Arthur Lees
1952 - Eric Brown
1951 - Arthur Lees
1948 - Fred Daly
1947 - Dai Rees, Norman Von Nida and Reg Whitcombe (tie)
1946 - Norman Sutton
1937-45 - Not played
1936 - Jimmy Adams
1935 - Percy Alliss
1934 - Reg Whitcombe
1933 - John Burton
1932 - Percy Alliss

Golf Courses: The tournament visited many courses around Great Britain, including: Royal Porthcawl, Sutton Coldfield, Stoke Park, Gleneagles, Southport & Ainsdale and Prestwick.

 

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