The main tournaments played at Hillside are shown in the table below, which also includes relevant information on the winners, their scores and prize money.
Played as the Betfred British Masters (May 9-12). Second-placed Robert MacIntyre (Scot), Matt Wallace (Eng) and defending champion Eddie Pepperell (Eng) finished 1 shot behind 22-year-old Kinhult (Swe), who recorded his first European Tour win at his 52nd attempt. [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (115th). 20-year-old Harm (Ger) beat Stephanie Lau (USA) 3 and 2 in the 18-hole final to become the first ever German golfer to win this title. [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
The Amateur Championship (116th). Macpherson (Aus) beat Michael Stewart (Scot) 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final to become only the second Australian to win the Amateur Championship (Doug Bachli was the first in 1954). [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
Played as the inaugural Merseyside English Seniors Open (Sept 26-28). Second-placed Bill Longmuir (Scot) and Denis O'Sullivan (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Mason (Eng). Mason secured the 2003 European Snr Tour Order of Merit title with this win, with two events still to be played. [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed A. Prat (Esp) finished 4 shots behind Payne (Eng). [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
Played as the Sun Alliance PGA Championship (May 28-31). Jacklin (Eng) beat Bernhard Langer (Ger) in a playoff to claim the last of his eight* European Tour titles; his first European Tour win also came in this event. (*Jacklin also won several times on the European circuit, prior to the establishment of the modern European Tour). [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
The Amateur Championship (84th). Sigel (USA) beat Scott Hoch (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (74th). Uzielli (Eng) beat Vanessa Marvin (Eng) 6 and 5 in the final. [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
Played as the Benson & Hedges Match Play Championship (May 23-26). Coles (Eng) beat Doug McClelland (Eng) by 2 holes in the 18-hole final, to record his third win in this prestigious event. [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
Played as the Piccadilly Medal (April 26-29; medal match play format). Horton (Eng) beat Guy Hunt (Eng) by 1 shot in the 36-hole final (Horton 80, 77; Hunt 80, 78). [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
Played as the inaugural Piccadilly No.1 Tournament (May 17-20; 72-hole stroke-play event). Christy O'Connor (Ire) finished 3 shots behind Thomson (Aus), who won the largest golf prize yet offered in Britain. [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside. Earlier rounds also on Southport & Ainsdale GC].
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