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Tournament results: John Player Classic

Results for the John Player Classic are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1973
Europe
289 (+5)
£14,625
John Player

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Coody, Charles

Score

289 (+5)

Prize money

£14,625

Title sponsor

John Player

Played as the John Player Classic (Sept 26-29). Second-placed Tony Jacklin (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Coody (USA), who recorded the second of his two European Tour wins. [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

1972
Europe
285 (+1)
£14,625
John Player

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Charles, Bob

Score

285 (+1)

Prize money

£14,625

Title sponsor

John Player

Played as the John Player Classic (Sept 27-30). Second-placed Gay Brewer (USA) and Peter Oosterhuis (Eng) finished 1 shot behind first-time European Tour winner Charles (NZ). [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].

1971
Europe
(not played)
x
x
John Player

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

John Player

John Player Classic not played in 1971.

1970
Europe
286 (-2)
£25,000
John Player

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

O'Connor, Christy Sr

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

£25,000

Title sponsor

John Player

Played as the inaugural John Player Classic (Sept 3-6). Second-placed Tony Jacklin (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Christy O'Connor Sr (Ire), who won the £25,000 first prize, at the time the richest prize in world golf. [Notts GC, Hollinwell, nr Mansfield, England].

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