Who's who in golf - Max Faulkner


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Name: - Max Faulkner
Country: - England
Born : - Jul 29, 1916
Original Home/Club: -
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1933

Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : Open Championship (1951). Multiple European tour winner. Ryder Cups (1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1957).


Top tournaments won by Max Faulkner

1970Snr EuropePGA Snrs ChampionshipLongniddry288
Played as the Pringle PGA Seniors Championship. Won by Faulkner (Eng). [Longniddry GC, East Lothian].
1968Snr EuropePGA Snrs ChampionshipAldeburgh283 (+11)
Played as the Teacher's Senior Professional Tournament. Won by Faulkner (Eng). [Aldeburgh GC, Suffolk].
1968Men EuropePortugal OpenEstoril GC273
Played as the Portuguese Open. Won by Faulkner (Eng). [Estoril GC, Estoril, Portugal].
1957Men EuropeSpanish OpenClub de Campo, Madrid283
Played as the Spanish Open. Second-placed Henry Cotton (Eng) finished 6 shots behind Faulkner (Eng). [Club de Campo Villa de Madrid, Madrid, Spain].
1953Men EuropeBritish Match PlayGanton1 hole£750
Played as the News of the World Match Play (Sept 16-19). Faulkner (Eng) beat Dai Rees (Wales) by 1 hole in the 36-hole final. [Ganton GC, nr Scarborough, North Yorkshire].
1953Men EuropeSpanish OpenPuerta de Hierro271x
Played as the Spanish Open. Won by defending champion Faulkner (Eng). [Arriba course, Real (Royal) Club de la Puerta de Hierro, Madrid].
1952Men EuropeDunlop TournamentSunningdale, Eng345£350
Played as the Dunlop 2000 Guineas Tournament (played over 90 holes). Second-placed Tom Haliburton (Scot) finished 7 shots behind Faulkner (Eng). [Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
1952Men EuropeSpanish OpenPuerta de Hierro275x
Played as the Spanish Open. Won by Faulkner (Eng). [Arriba course, Real (Royal) Club de la Puerta de Hierro, Madrid].
1951Men EuropeBritish MastersWentworth Club281£500
Played as the Dunlop Masters. Second-placed Reg Horne (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Faulkner (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1951Men MajorsThe OpenRoyal Portrush285 (-3)£300
The Open Championship (80th) (July 4-6). Second-placed Antonio Cerda (Arg) finished 2 shots behind Faulkner (Eng). [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].
1949Men EuropeDunlop TournamentWentworth Club287£350
Played as the inaugural Dunlop 2000 Guineas Tournament. Second-placed Sam King (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Faulkner (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
1949Men EuropeLotus TournamentLittle Aston277£350
Played as the Lotus £1,500 Tournament. Second-placed Charlie Ward (Eng), the host club's professional, finished 1 shot behind Faulkner (Eng). [Little Aston GC, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield, Warwicks].
1949Men EuropePenfold TournamentSouth Herts GC1 up£200
Played as the Penfold Tournament (for the only time as a foursome match play event). Max Faulkner (Eng) & John Burton (Eng) beat Flory van Donck (Belg) & Dick Burton (Eng) by 1 hole in the final. John and Dick Burton were brothers, originally from Darwen, Lancashire. [South Herts GC, Totteridge, North London].
1946Men EuropeDunlop-Southport T'mentSouthport & Ainsdale296£350
Played as the Dunlop-Southport £2000 Tournament (for the first time since 1938 due to WW2). Second-placed Norman Von Nida (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Faulkner (Eng). [Southport & Ainsdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].

 

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