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Tournament results: World Senior Ch'ship

Results for the World Senior Ch'ship are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1978
Europe
Jimenez, Joe
Whitecraigs
5 & 4
£2,000
Tennent-Caledonian

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Jimenez, Joe

Venue

Whitecraigs

Score

5 & 4

Prize money

£2,000

Title sponsor

Tennent-Caledonian

Played as the World Professional Senior's Golf Championship (July 7; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions). Jimenez (USA) beat Paddy Skerritt (Ire) 5 and 4. [Whitecraigs GC, Glasgow, East Renfrewshire].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Connor, Christy Sr

Score

6 & 5

Prize money

$4,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Professional Senior's Golf Championship (Oct 10; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions). Defending champion O'Connor Senior (Ire) beat Julian Boros (USA) 6 and 5. [Bide-a-Wee GC, Portsmouth, Virginia].

1976
Europe
Whitecraigs
2 & 1
£1,500
Tennent-Caledonian

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

O'Connor, Christy Sr

Venue

Whitecraigs

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

£1,500

Title sponsor

Tennent-Caledonian

Played as the World Professional Senior's Golf Championship (July 2; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions). O'Connor Snr (Ire) beat Pete Cooper (USA) 2 and 1. [Whitecraigs GC, Glasgow, East Renfrewshire].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nagle, Kel

Score

1 up

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Professional Senior's Golf Championship (Sept 7; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions). Nagle (Aus) beat Charlie Sifford (USA) by 1 hole. [Bide-a-Wee GC, Portsmouth, Virginia].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

De Vicenzo, Roberto

Venue

Lundin

Score

5 & 4

Prize money

£1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Professional Senior's Golf Championship (July 5; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions). De Vicenzo (Arg) beat Eric Lester (Eng) 5 and 4. [Lundin GC, Lundin Links, nr Leven, Fife].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Score

41st hole

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Professional Senior's Golf Championship (Sept 10; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions). Defending champion Snead (USA) beat Kel Nagle (Aus) with a birdie at the 41st hole. [Bide-a-Wee GC, Portsmouth, Virginia].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Professional Senior's Golf Championship (June 24; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions). Snead (USA) beat Ken Bousfield (Eng) 3 and 2. [Longniddry GC, East Lothian].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nagle, Kel

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Professional Senior's Golf Championship (Sept 13; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions). Nagle (Aus) beat Julian Boros (USA) 4 and 3. [Bide-a-Wee GC, Portsmouth, Virginia].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Professional Senior's Golf Championship (Sept 13; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions). Snead (USA) beat Max Faulkner (Eng) 3 and 2. [Bide-a-Wee GC, Portsmouth, Virginia].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Bolt, Tommy

Score

39th hole

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the World Professional Senior's Golf Championship (Sept 7; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions). Bolt (USA) beat John Panton (Scot) at the 39th hole. [Bide-a-Wee GC, Portsmouth, Virginia].

1968
Europe
2 up
£600
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Harper, Chandler

Score

2 up

Prize money

£600

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (July 7; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Harper (USA) beat Max Faulkner (Eng) by 2 holes. [Downfield GC, Dundee, Angus].

1967
Europe
3 & 2
£500
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Panton, John

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

£500

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (July 9; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Panton (Scot) beat Sam Snead (USA) 3 and 2. [Wallasey GC, The Wirral, Merseyside].

1966
Europe
Haas, Fred
3 & 2
£500
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Haas, Fred

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

£500

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (July 3; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Haas (USA) beat Dai Rees (Wales) 3 and 2. [East course, Dalmahoy Hotel & CC, nr Edinburgh].

1965
Europe
37th hole
£500
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Venue

Formby

Score

37th hole

Prize money

£500

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (July 4; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Defending champion Snead (USA) beat Charlie Ward (Eng) at the 37th hole. [Formby GC, Formby, Merseyside].

1964
Europe
7 & 6
£500
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Score

7 & 6

Prize money

£500

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (July 12; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Snead (USA) beat Syd Scott (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].

1963
Europe
Barron, Herman
3 & 2
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Barron, Herman

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (July 7; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Barron (USA) beat George Evans (Eng) 3 and 2. [St Annes Old Links GC, Lytham St Annes, Lancs].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Runyan, Paul

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (July 6; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Runyan (USA) beat Sam King (Eng) for the second straight year, this time by 2 and 1. [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Runyan, Paul

Score

3 & 1

Prize money

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (July 8; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Runyan (USA) beat Sam King (Eng) 3 and 1. [Fairhaven GC, Lytham, Lancs].

1960
Europe
Metz, Dick
2 & 1
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Metz, Dick

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (July 3; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Metz (USA) beat Reg Horne (Eng) 2 and 1. [King's course, Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire].

1959
Europe
Goggin, Willie
5 & 3
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Goggin, Willie

Score

5 & 3

Prize money

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (June 26; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Goggin (USA) beat Arthur Lees (Eng) 5 and 3. [Bruntsfield Links GS, Edinburgh, Scotland].

1958
Europe
Sutton, Norman
2 & 1
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Sutton, Norman

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (June 25; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Sutton (Eng) beat Gene Sarazen (USA) 2 and 1. [Wallasey GC, The Wirral, Merseyside].

1957
Europe
Watrous, Al
Pollok GC
8 & 6
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Watrous, Al

Venue

Pollok GC

Score

8 & 6

Prize money

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (June 28; 36-hole match between the US and British PGA Senior Champions; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Watrous (USA) beat John Burton (Eng) 7 and 6. [Pollok GC, Glasgow, Scotland].

1956
Europe
Kenyon, Bob
Prenton GC
4 & 3
£150
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Kenyon, Bob

Venue

Prenton GC

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

£150

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (June 30; 36-hole match between the US PGA Senior Champion and a leading British senior professional; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Kenyon (Eng) beat Pete Burke (USA) 4 and 3. [Prenton GC, nr Birkenhead, Merseyside].

1955
Europe
Dutra, Mortie
Williamwood GC
2 up
Teacher's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dutra, Mortie

Venue

Williamwood GC

Score

2 up

Prize money

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the Teacher International Senior Golf Championship (June 29; 36-hole match between the US PGA Senior Champion and a leading British senior professional; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Dutra (USA) beat John Burton (Eng) by 2 holes. [Williamwood GC, Clarkston, Glasgow, Scotland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Sarazen, Gene

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

Title sponsor

Teacher's

Played as the inaugural Teacher International Senior Professional Championship (Jun 30-July 1; 36-hole match between the US PGA Senior Champion and a leading British senior professional; for the unofficial title of world senior professional champion). Sarazen (USA) beat Percy Alliss (Eng) 4 and 3. [Southport & Ainsdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

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