Penfold Tournament


 

The Penfold Tournament

 
The Penfold Tournament tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

The Penfold Tournament was a European circuit/Tour event played annually between 1932 and 1974 (although was not played 1937-45). Played as the Penfold Tournament (1932-50, 1952-54, 1967, 1969/70 and 1974); Penfold-Bournemouth Festival of Britain Tournament (1951); Swallow-Penfold Tournament (1955-66 and 1968); Penfold Bournemouth Tournament (1971-73). Predominantly played as an individual strokeplay event. However, in 1949 played as a two-man team match play; in 1950 as a mixed-team match play and from 1952-54 as a 36-hole strokeplay followed by match play for the top 32 players.

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1974
Penfold
Hill Barn GC
272 (-8)
£2,000
Played as the Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Peter Tupling (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Horton (Eng). [Hill Barn GC, Worthing, W Sussex].
1973
Penfold
Polland, Eddie
Queen's Park GC
281 (-3)
£1,500
Played as the Penfold Bournemouth Tournament. Second-placed Doug Sewell (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Polland (N.Ire). [Queen's Park GC, Bournemouth, Dorset].
1972
Penfold
Queen's Park GC
285 (+1)
£1,500
Played as the Penfold Bournemouth Tournament. Oosterhuis (Eng) beat Christy O'Connor Jr (Ire) with a birdie 3 at the first playoff hole. [Queen's Park GC, Bournemouth, Dorset].
1971
Penfold
Queen's Park GC
284
£1,500
Played as the Penfold Bournemouth Tournament. Second-placed Stuart Brown (Eng), Gordon Cunningham (Scot), Ronnie Shade (Scot) and Doug Sewell (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Coles (Eng). [Queen's Park GC, Bournemouth, Dorset].
1970
Penfold
Hunt, Bernard
Hill Barn GC
271
£750
Played as the Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Neil Coles (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Bernard Hunt (Eng). [Hill Barn GC, Worthing, West Sussex].
1969
Penfold
Caygill, Alex
Hill Barn GC
278
£750
Played as the Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Christy O'Connor Sr (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Gordon "Alex" Caygill (Eng). [Hill Barn GC, Worthing, W Sussex].
1968
Penfold
Butler, Peter
281
£750
Played as the Penfold Tournament. Butler (Eng) beat Dave Thomas (Wales) with a birdie 2 at the first playoff hole. [Llandudno Maesdu GC, Llandudno, N Wales].
1967
Penfold
Cockin, John
Blackpool North Shore
275
£750
Played as the Penfold Tournament. Cockin (Eng) beat Stan Peach (Aus) with a birdie 4 at the first playoff hole. [Blackpool North Shore GC, Blackpool, Lancs].
1966
Swallow / Penfold
Thomas, Dave
281
£750
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Bernard Hunt (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Thomas (Wales). [Little Aston GC, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield, Warwicks].
1965
Swallow / Penfold
Miguel, Angel
287
£750
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Miguel (Esp) beat Lionel Platts (Eng) with a par at the third sudden-death playoff hole. [Pannal GC, Pannal, nr Harrogate, N Yorks].
1964
Swallow / Penfold
293
£750
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Alex Caygill (Eng) and Hedley Muscroft (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Alliss (Eng). [Llandudno Maesdu GC, Llandudno, N Wales].
1963
Swallow / Penfold
Hunt, Bernard
272
£1,000
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Peter Butler (Eng) finished 9 shots behind Hunt (Eng). [Belleisle GC, Ayr, Ayrshire].
1962
Swallow / Penfold
Weetman, Harry
280
£950
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Eric Brown (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Weetman (Eng). [Llandudno Maesdu GC, Llandudno, N Wales].
1961
Swallow / Penfold
Bousfield, Ken
266
£950
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Bernard Hunt (Eng) finished 6 shots behind Bousfield (Eng). [Stoneham GC, Southampton, Hampshire].
1960
Swallow / Penfold
Weetman, Harry
271
£1,000
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Christy O'Connor Snr (Ire) and Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Weetman (Eng). [Copt Heath GC, Knowle, Solihull, nr Birmingham].
1959
Swallow / Penfold
Butler, Peter
280
£1,000
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed and defending champion Harry Weetman (Eng) finished 1 shot behind 27-year-old Peter Butler (Eng), who recorded his first significant professional victory. [Royal Burgess GC, Barnton, nr Edinburgh].
1958
Swallow / Penfold
Weetman, Harry
289
£1,000
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Defending champion Weetman (Eng) beat Harry Bradshaw (Ire) in an 18-hole playoff (Weetman 76, Bradshaw 77). [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].
1957
Swallow / Penfold
Weetman, Harry
Glasgow GC - Killermont
270
£1,000
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Peter Alliss (Eng), Alfonso Angelini (Italy), Harold Henning (S Africa) and Flory van Donck (Belg) finished 3 shots behind Weetman (Eng). [Killermont course, Glasgow GC, Bearsden, Glasgow].
1956
Swallow / Penfold
Lester, Eric
275
£1,000
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Max Faulkner (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Eric Lester (Eng). [Royal Burgess GC, Barnton, nr Edinburgh].
1955
Swallow / Penfold
292
£1,000
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Syd Scott (Eng) and Eric Brown (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Christy O'Connor (Ire), who became the first player to win £1,000 for a golf tournament played in Europe. [Southport & Ainsdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].
1954
Penfold
5 & 4
£400
Played as the Penfold Tournament (36-hole strokeplay followed by match play for the top 32 players). Cotton (Eng) beat John Jacobs (Eng) 5 and 4 in the final. [Llandudno Maesdu GC, Llandudno, N Wales].
1953
Penfold
Lees, Arthur
2 holes
£400
Played as the Penfold Tournament (36-hole strokeplay followed by match play for the top 32 players). Lees (Eng) beat Ken Bousfield (Eng) by 2 holes in the final. [Llandudno Maesdu GC, Llandudno, N Wales].
1952
Penfold
Brown, Eric
6 & 5
£500
Played as the Penfold Tournament (36-hole strokeplay followed by match play for the top 32 players). Brown (Scot) beat Laurie Ayton Jr (Scot) 6 and 5 in the final. [Llandudno Maesdu GC, Llandudno, N Wales].
1951
Penfold
Lees, Arthur
Queen's Park GC
278
£650
Played as the Penfold-Bournemouth Festival of Britain Tournament. Second-placed Sam King (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Lees (Eng). [Queen's Park GC, Bournemouth, Dorset].
1950
Penfold
Sutton, Norman
Sutton Coldfield
1 up
Played as the Penfold Tournament (for the only time as a mixed foursomes match play event). Norman Sutton (Eng) & The Hon Mrs Adrian (Joan) Gee (Eng) beat Sam King (Eng) & Miss Audrey Barrett (Eng) by 1 hole in the final. [Sutton Coldfield GC, Streetly, nr Birmingham].
1949
Penfold
Burton, John
South Herts GC
1 up
£200
Played as the Penfold Tournament (for the only time as a foursome match play event). Max Faulkner (Eng) & John Burton (Eng) beat Flory van Donck (Belg) & Dick Burton (Eng) by 1 hole in the final. John and Dick Burton were brothers, originally from Darwen, Lancashire. [South Herts GC, Totteridge, North London].
1949
Penfold
South Herts GC
1 up
£200
Played as the Penfold Tournament (for the only time as a foursome match play event). Max Faulkner (Eng) & John Burton (Eng) beat Flory van Donck (Belg) & Dick Burton (Eng) by 1 hole in the final. John and Dick Burton were brothers, originally from Darwen, Lancashire. [South Herts GC, Totteridge, North London].
1948
Penfold
273
£200
Played as the Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Ken Bousfield (Eng) and Dai Rees (Wales) finished 3 shots behind Daly (N.Ire). [King's course, Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire].
1947
Penfold
270
£120
Played as the Penfold Tournament. The competiton ended in a three-way tie between Dai Rees (Wales), Reg Whitcombe (Eng) and Norman Von Nida (Aus), who were all declared winners. [Stoke Park CC, Stoke Poges, Bucks].
1947
Penfold
270
£120
Played as the Penfold Tournament. The competiton ended in a three-way tie between Dai Rees (Wales), Reg Whitcombe (Eng) and Norman Von Nida (Aus), who were all declared winners. [Stoke Park CC, Stoke Poges, Bucks].
1947
Penfold
270
£120
Played as the Penfold Tournament. The competiton ended in a three-way tie between Dai Rees (Wales), Reg Whitcombe (Eng) and Norman Von Nida (Aus), who were all declared winners. [Stoke Park CC, Stoke Poges, Bucks].
1946
Penfold
Sutton, Norman
Sutton Coldfield
283
£200
Played as the Penfold Tournament (for the first time since 1934). Second-placed Jimmy Adams (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Sutton (Eng). [Sutton Coldfield GC, Streetly, nr Birmingham].
1934
Penfold
284
£150
Played as the Penfold-Fairhaven Tournament (for the last time until 1946). Whitcombe (Eng) beat Mark Seymour (Eng) after both players shot 142 in a 36-hole playoff. Another nine holes was needed, in which Whitcombe's 34 beat Seymour's 36. [Fairhaven GC, Lytham, Lancs].
1933
Penfold
Burton, John
292
£150
Played as the Penfold-Porthcawl Tournament. Second-placed Reg Whitcombe (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Burton (Eng). [Royal Porthcawl GC, Mid Glamorgan, S Wales].
1932
Penfold
278
£150
Played as the inaugural Penfold-Porthcawl Tournament. Second-placed Alf Padgham (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Alliss (Eng). [Royal Porthcawl GC, Mid Glamorgan, S Wales].
 

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