Who's who in golf - Alf Padgham


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Name: - Alf Padgham
Country: - Scotland
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Occupation: - Professional golfer
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Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : The Open (1936), Ryder Cups (1933, 1935, 1937)


Top tournaments won by Alf Padgham

1947Men EuropeSilver King T'mentMoor Park285£300
Played as the Silver King Tournament. Second-placed Sam King (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Padgham (Eng). [High course, Moor Park GC, Rickmansworth, Herts].
1946Men EuropeDaily Mail T'mentRoyal Lytham301£525
Played as the Daily Mail £2500 Tournament. Second-placed and defending champion Charlie Ward (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Padgham (Eng). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].
1939Men EuropeSilver King T'mentMoor Park285£200
Played as the Silver King Tournament (for the last time until 1946, due to WW2). Padgham (Eng) beat Dick Burton in a 36-hole playoff. Burton retired after 33 holes, with Padgham 9 shots ahead at the time. [High course, Moor Park GC, Rickmansworth, Herts].
1938Men EuropeDutch OpenRoyal Hague281fl.500
Played as the Dutch Open (July 16/17) (25th). Second-placed Cecil Denny (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Padgham (Eng). [Koninklijke (Royal) Haagsche G&CC, Wassenaar, nr The Hague].
1936Men EuropeDaily Mail T'mentBramshot GC284£500
Played as the Daily Mail £2000 Tournament (for the first time since 1927). Second-placed Sam King (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Padgham (Eng). [Bramshot GC, Fleet, Hampshire. Course was requisitioned by the Air Ministry in 1940, and did not reopen after WW2].
1936Men EuropeDunlop-Southport T'mentSouthport & Ainsdale282£315
Played as the Dunlop-Southport £1600 Tournament. Second-placed Dick Burton (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Padgham (Eng). [Southport & Ainsdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].
1936Men EuropeSilver King T'mentMoor Park280£200
Played as the inaugural Silver King Tournament. Second-placed Henry Cotton (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Padgham (Eng). [High course, Moor Park GC, Rickmansworth, Herts].
1936Men MajorsThe OpenRoyal Liverpool287£100
The Open Championship (71st) (June 25-27). Second-placed James "Jimmy" Adams (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Padgham (Eng). [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].
1935Men EuropeBritish Match PlayRoyal Mid-Surrey3 & 2£300
Played as the News of the World Match Play (Sept 11-14). Padgham (Eng) beat Percy Alliss (Eng) 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final. [Royal Mid-Surrey GC, Richmond, Surrey].
1934Men EuropeDunlop-Southport T'mentSouthport & Ainsdale279£300
Played as the Dunlop-Southport Tournament. Second-placed Henry Cotton (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Padgham (Eng). [Southport & Ainsdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].
1934Men EuropeGerman OpenMGC Bad Ems285x
Played as the German Open. Won by Padgham (Eng). [Mittelrheinischer Golfclub, Bad Ems, nr Koblenz].
1934Men EuropeYorkshire Evening NewsMoortown37th hole£150
Played as the Yorkshire Evening News £750 Tournament. Padgham (Eng) beat Sid Brews (S Africa) at the 37th hole in the final. [Moortown GC, nr Leeds, W Yorks, England].
1932Men EuropeIrish OpenCork GC283x
Played as the Irish Open. Henry Cotton (Eng) finished in second place behind Padgham (Eng). [Cork GC, Little Island, Cork, Co. Cork].
1931Men EuropeBritish Match PlayRoyal Mid-Surrey5 & 4£300
Played as the News of the World Match Play (Sept 22-25). Padgham (Eng) beat Mark Seymour (Eng) 5 and 4 in the 36-hole final. [Royal Mid-Surrey GC, Richmond, Surrey].

 

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