Lived:[1920-1972]. Born on Oct 25, 1920 in Oswestry, Shropshire. Died on July 19, 1972 in Redhill, Surrey (aged 51), following a car accident.
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Eric Brown (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Weetman (Eng). [Llandudno Maesdu GC, Llandudno, N Wales].
Played as the (last) Spalding Tournament (April 20-22). Second-placed Dai Rees (Wales) finished 5 shots behind Harry Weetman (Eng). [High course, Moor Park GC, Rickmansworth, Herts].
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Christy O'Connor Snr (Ire) and Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Weetman (Eng). [Copt Heath GC, Knowle, Solihull, nr Birmingham].
Played as the News of the World Match Play (Sept 10-13). Weetman (Eng) beat Bernard Hunt (Eng) by 1 hole in the 18-hole final. [Old course, Walton Heath GC, Walton on the Hill, Surrey].
Played as the Dunlop Masters (Sept 18-20). Second-placed Bobby Locke (S Africa) finished 4 shots behind Weetman (Eng). [Little Aston GC, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield, Warwicks].
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Defending champion Weetman (Eng) beat Harry Bradshaw (Ire) in an 18-hole playoff (Weetman 76, Bradshaw 77). [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].
Played as the Swallow-Penfold Tournament. Second-placed Peter Alliss (Eng), Alfonso Angelini (Italy), Harold Henning (S Africa) and Flory van Donck (Belg) finished 3 shots behind Weetman (Eng). [Killermont course, Glasgow GC, Bearsden, Glasgow].
Played as the German Open. Won by Weetman (Eng). [Golf & Land Club Köln, Refrath, nr Cologne].
Weetman (Eng) won the Harry Vardon Trophy as the British PGA Tour 1956 Order of Merit winner. Award based on lowest scoring average in the season's top professional events. Weetman's 71.06 was based on 33 rounds played.
Played as the Spalding £1,350 Tournament (April 18-20; British PGA circuit season-opener). Harry Weetman (Eng) and Christy O'Connor Snr (Ire) finished in a tie for first place. Gary Player (S Africa) was three shots further back in third. [High course, Moor Park GC, Rickmansworth, Herts].
Played as the Spalding £1,350 Tournament (June 12-14). Harry Weetman (Eng) and Antonio Cerda (Arg) finished in a tie for first place. Bill Shankland (Aus) was a shot further back in third. [Lower course, Worthing GC, West Sussex].
Weetman (Eng) won the Harry Vardon Trophy as the British PGA Tour 1952 Order of Merit winner. Award based on lowest scoring average in the season's top professional events. Weetman's 71.34 was based on 38 rounds played.
Played as the Dunlop Masters (Oct 7-9). Second-placed Arthur Lees (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Weetman (Eng). [The Mere Resort, Mere, Knutsford, Cheshire].
Played as the News of the World Match Play (Sept 19-22). Weetman (Eng) beat Jimmy Adams (Scot) 5 and 4 in the 36-hole final. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].
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