Who's who: John Bickerton

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Who's who: John Bickerton

  • Name:

    John Edward Bickerton
  • Country:

    England
  • Born:

    Dec 23, 1969 in Redditch, nr Birmingham, England.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Redditch, England
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1991

Roll of Honour

European Tour wins (3).

Did you know?

After turning professional in 1991, Bickerton did not become a consistent member of the European Tour until 1998. After 287 starts and several second-place finishes he eventually recorded his maiden European Tour win in 2005. A year later he recorded his second European Tour win at the French Open, one of the Tour's richest and oldest events.

Top tournaments won by John Bickerton

2007
Africa
275 (-13)
€158,500
Alfred Dunhill

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Bickerton, John

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

€158,500

Title sponsor

Alfred Dunhill

Played as the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 6-9; Sunshine/European Trs event; European Tr 2008 season). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) and Lee Slattery (Eng) finished 1 shot behind John Bickerton (Eng), who recorded the last of his three European Tour wins. [Leopard Creek CC, Malelane, Mpumalanga, RSA].

2006
Europe
273 (-11)
€666,660
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Bickerton, John

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

€666,660

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Open de France Alstom (Jun 29-Jul 2). Second-placed Padriag Harrington (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Bickerton (Eng). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2005
Europe
274 (-10)
€75,000
Abama

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Bickerton, John

Venue

Abama

Score

274 (-10)

Prize money

€75,000

Title sponsor

Abama

Played as the Abama Open de Canarias (Oct 6-9; one-off Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Stuart Little (Eng) and Michael Kirk (RSA) finished 5 shots behind 35-year-old John Bickerton (Eng), who claimed his first win on the European Tour after 287 starts and finishing second on five occasions. [Abama GC, nr Playa San Juan, Tenerife].

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