Who's who in golf - Noel Ratcliffe

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Name: - Noel Ratcliffe
Country: - Australia
Born : - Jan 17, 1945
Original Home/Club: - Sydney, Australia
Occupation: -
Turned Pro: - 1974

Roll of Honour

Multiple winner on the European, European Seniors, Australasian and other international tours (see Tournament listing below). European Seniors Tour Order of Merit winner (2000).

Top tournaments won by Noel Ratcliffe

2005Snr EuropeIrish Snr OpenHeritage, Killenard210 (-6)€60,000
Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open in association with Greenstar & Fáilte Ireland (June 3-5). Second placed Luis Carbonetti (Arg) finished 2 shots behind Ratcliffe (Aus), who recorded the last of his eight European Snr Tour wins. [The Heritage, Killenard, Co. Laois, Ireland].
2003Snr EuropeIrish Snr OpenAdare Manor211 (-5)€49,500
Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open (May 16-18). Second-placed Delroy Cambridge (Jam), Martin Gray (Scot) and Bob Lendzion (USA) finished 1 shot behind Ratcliffe (Aus). [Adare Manor Resort, Adare, Co. Limerick].
2001Snr EuropeBeko ClassicGloria Resort209 (-7)€61,607
Played as the Beko Classic (May 3-5). Second-placed Terry Gale (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Ratcliffe (Aus). [Gloria Resort, Belek, nr Antalya, Turkey].
2001Snr EuropeDe Vere Snr ClassicSlaley Hall205 (-11)€40,736
Played as the De Vere Hotels Seniors Classic (Aug 3-5). Second-placed Jerry Bruner (USA) and Simon Owen (NZ) finished 1 shot behind Ratcliffe (Aus), who closed with two eagles in the final three holes to snatch victory. [Priestman course, Slaley Hall Resort, Hexham, Northumberland].
2000Snr AwardsOrder of Merit - Eurpn Snr€163,166see Score
Ratcliffe (Aus) won the Eurpn Snr Tr 2000 Order of Merit and associated John Jacobs Trophy, with earnings of €163,166 on the Tour. John Grace (USA) finished second with €161,525; Denis O'Sullivan (Ire) was third with €156,966.
2000Snr EuropeScottish Snr OpenDalmahoy205 (-11)€27,224
Played as The Scotsman Scottish Seniors Open (Sept 1-3). Second-placed Trevor Downing (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Ratcliffe (Aus). [East course, Dalmahoy Hotel & CC, Midlothian].
2000Snr EuropeTemes Snr OpenGlyfada, Athens211 (-5)€34,024
Played as the TEMES Seniors Open (Sept 22-24; formerly the Greek Seniors Open). Second-placed Maurice Bembridge (Eng) and Denis O'Sullivan (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Ratcliffe (Aus). [Glyfada GC of Athens, Greece].
1997Snr EuropeGerman Snr OpenOwingen-Uberlingen204£16,660
Played as the German Senior Open. Second-placed David Creamer (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Ratcliffe (Aus). [GC Owingen-Überlingen, Überlingen, nr Konstanz, Germany].
1997Snr EuropeSwedish Snr OpenFagelbro G&CC204 (-9)£12,000
Played as the inaugural Manadens Affarer Seniors Open (June 26-28). Second-placed Steve Wild (Eng) finished 7 shots behind Ratcliffe (Aus). [Fagelbro G&CC, Varmdo, nr Stockholm, Sweden].
1995Snr Aus/NZAustralian Snr OpenYarra Yarra290
Played as the Australian Senior Open. Second-placed J. Klatt (Aus) and Hiroshi Tahara (Jpn) finished 4 shots behind Ratcliffe (Aus). [Yarra Yarra GC, Bentleigh East, nr Melbourne, Aus].
1987Men EuropeB&H Intl. OpenFulford275 (-13)£33,330
Played as the Benson & Hedges International Open (Aug 13-16). Second-placed Ove Sellberg (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Ratcliffe (Aus), who recorded the second of his two European Tour wins. [Fulford GC, York, North Yorkshire].
1978Men EuropeBelgian OpenRoyal GC of Belgium280 (-12)£5,364
Played as the Belgian Open (June 8-11; played for the first time since 1958). Second-placed Chris Tickner (Aus) finished 1 shot behind first-time European Tour winner Ratcliffe (Aus). [Royal GC of Belgium (Ravenstein), Tervuren, nr Brussels].


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