Lived:[1929-2009]. Born on Dec 27, 1929 in Madrid, Spain. Died on April 13, 2009 in Marbella, Spain (aged 79).
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
Played as the Chile Open (Abierto de Chile). Won by Miguel (Esp).
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].
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].
Played as the Mexican Open (Abierto Mexicano de Golf). Tommy Jacobs (USA) finished in second place behind Miguel (Esp). [GC Chapultepec, Naucalpan, Mexico City].
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].
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].
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].
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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