Who's who: Ángel Miguel

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Who's who: Ángel Miguel

  • Name:

    Ángel Miguel
  • Country:

    Spain
  • Lived:

    [1929-2009]. Born on Dec 27, 1929 in Madrid, Spain. Died on April 13, 2009 in Marbella, Spain (aged 79).
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    c.1950

Roll of Honour

Total professional wins (22), including at least 10 were on the professional European circuit. He won his home country Spanish Open in 1961 and 1964, and the Spanish Professionals Championship on six occasions (1953, '54, '55, '57, '63, '65).

Did you know?

Ángel Miguel is respected as one of the pioneers of modern professional golf in Spain. His brother Sebastián Miguel also had a successful professional career, with three Spanish Open titles (1954, '60, '67) and four Spanish Professionals Championship wins (1958, '66, '67, '68).

Top tournaments won by Ángel Miguel

1966
Europe
275 (-9)
£750
Agfa-Gevaert

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

£750

Title sponsor

Agfa-Gevaert

Played as the Agfa-Gevaert Tournament (May 12-14). Second-placed Hedley Muscroft (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Ángel Miguel (Esp), who won this event for the second time in three years. [Stoke Park CC, Stoke Poges, Bucks].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Score

278

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Dutch Open (July 16-19). Miguel (Esp) beat Jaime Benito (Esp) at the first playoff hole. [GC Toxandria, Molenschot, nr Breda, Neth. at the time known as Noord-Brabantsche GC].

1965
Europe
287
£750
Swallow / Penfold

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Venue

Pannal

Score

287

Prize money

£750

Title sponsor

Swallow / Penfold

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].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Venue

Estoril

Score

279 (+3)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portuguese Open. Ángel Miguel (Esp) beat defending champion Ramón Sota (Esp) in a playoff, to record his third win in this event. [Estoril GC, Estoril, Portugal].

1964
Europe
268
£750
Gevacolor

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Score

268

Prize money

£750

Title sponsor

Gevacolor

Played as the Gevacolor Film Tournament (May 14-16). Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Ángel Miguel (Esp). Peter Thomson (Aus) won £1,000 for an ace at the lakeside par-3 16th. [Stoke Park CC, Stoke Poges, Bucks].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Score

272

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Spanish Open. Won by Angel Miguel (Esp). This was the second of Angel Miguel's two Spanish Open wins (1961 and '64). His brother Sebastian won the title three times (1954, '60 and '67). [Real (Royal) GC de Tenerife, Canary Islands].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Venue

Score

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Chile Open (Abierto de Chile). Won by Miguel (Esp).

1962
America
Ituzaingo GC
285
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Venue

Ituzaingo GC

Score

285

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Argentine Open (Abierto de la Republica/Argentina). Florentino Molina (Arg) finished in second place behind Miguel (Esp). [Ituzaingo GC, San Antonio de Padua, nr Buenos Aires].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Score

267

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Spanish Open. Won by Angel Miguel (Esp). Angel's brother Sebastian was defending champion. This was the second of Angel Miguel's two Spanish Open wins (1961 and '64). Sebastian won the title three times (1954, '60 and '67). [Arriba course, Real (Royal) Club de la Puerta de Hierro, Madrid].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Score

273

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Mexican Open (Abierto Mexicano de Golf). Tommy Jacobs (USA) finished in second place behind Miguel (Esp). [GC Chapultepec, Naucalpan, Mexico City].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Miguel (Esp) beat Harry Bradshaw (Ire) with a birdie-two at the third playoff hole to win the International Trophy for best individual score in the Canada Cup. Team winners of the Cup: Harry Bradshaw & Christy O'Connor (Ire). [Club de Golf Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Venue

Estoril

Score

268

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portuguese Open (Nov 2-4). Second-placed Bernard Hunt (Eng) and Syd Scott (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Ángel Miguel (Esp), who recorded his second win in this event in three years. [Estoril GC, Estoril, Portugal].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Score

277

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Trevor Wilkes (S Africa), Flory Van Donck (Belg) and Antonio Cerdá (Arg) finished 4 shots behind Miguel (Esp). [Deauville GC, Normandy. Now called Golf Barrière de Deauville].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Venue

Estoril

Score

263

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Portuguese Open (Nov 5-7). Second-placed Dai Rees (Wales) finished 4 shots behind Ángel Miguel (Esp). [Estoril GC, Estoril, Portugal].

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