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 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 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 German Open. Won by Weetman (Eng). [Golf & Land Club Köln, Refrath, nr Cologne].
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].
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 Dunlop Masters (Oct 7-9). Second-placed Arthur Lees (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Weetman (Eng). [The Mere Resort, Mere, Knutsford, Cheshire].
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 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].
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].
Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24).
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Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.
Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
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