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Tournament results: Wills Tournament

Results for the Wills Tournament are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1969
Europe
275 (-13)
WD & HO Wills

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Gallacher, Bernard

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

Title sponsor

WD & HO Wills

Played as the W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament (Aug 14-16). Second-placed Christy O'Connor Snr (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Gallacher (Scot). [High course, Moor Park GC, Rickmansworth, Herts].

1968
Europe
Butler, Peter
281 (-7)
WD & HO Wills

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Butler, Peter

Venue

Pannal

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

Title sponsor

WD & HO Wills

Played as inaugural W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament (Aug 15-17). Second-placed Bill Large (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Butler (Eng). [Pannal GC, Pannal, nr Harrogate, N Yorks].

1971
Europe
276 (-12)
£2,000
WD & HO Wills

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hunt, Bernard

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

£2,000

Title sponsor

WD & HO Wills

Played as the W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament (Sept 22-25). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) and Peter Tupling (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Hunt (Eng). [East course, Dalmahoy Hotel & CC, nr Edinburgh].

1970
Europe
267 (-21)
£2,000
WD & HO Wills

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Jacklin, Tony

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

£2,000

Title sponsor

WD & HO Wills

Played as the W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament (Sept 24-27). Second-placed Peter Townsend (Eng) finished 7 shots behind Jacklin (Eng). [East course, Dalmahoy Hotel & CC, nr Edinburgh].

1973
Europe
Kings Norton GC
281 (-7)
£2,250
WD & HO Wills

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Coody, Charles

Venue

Kings Norton GC

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

£2,250

Title sponsor

WD & HO Wills

Played as the W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament (Sept 5-8). Second-placed Jack Newton (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Coody (USA). [Kings Norton GC, Alvechurch, nr Birmingham].

1972
Europe
270 (-14)
£2,250
WD & HO Wills

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Peter

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

£2,250

Title sponsor

WD & HO Wills

Played as the W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament (Sept 20-23). Second-placed Peter Butler (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Thomson (Aus). [East course, Dalmahoy Hotel & CC, nr Edinburgh].

1974
Europe
Kings Norton GC
283 (-5)
£4,000
WD & HO Wills

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Coles, Neil

Venue

Kings Norton GC

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

£4,000

Title sponsor

WD & HO Wills

Played as the (last) W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament (Sept 18-21). Second-placed Jack Newton (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Coles (Eng). [Kings Norton GC, Alvechurch, nr Birmingham].

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