Allan Henning

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Allan Henning
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1944-06-01) 1 June 1944 (age 70)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb; 12.8 st)
Nationality  South Africa
Career
Turned professional 1962
Former tour(s) Sunshine Tour
Professional wins 17
Number of wins by tour
Sunshine Tour 10
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T30: 1966
PGA Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Sunshine Tour
Order of Merit
1974/75, 1975/76

Allan Henning (born 1 June 1944) is a former professional golfer from South Africa.

Henning won 10 tournaments on the South African Sunshine Tour between 1963 and 1980. His biggest win was the South African Open when it was played twice in 1963. He also secured a big win at the South African Masters in 1968.

Henning won the Sunshine Tour Order of Merit in two consecutive seasons, in 1974/75 and 1975/76. He represented SA in World Cup and World Series of Golf. As a senior, Henning won the South African Senior Championships three times and the Senior Order of Merit three times. He recorded a further nine victories on the now defunct Paradym Tour.

In 2000, Henning partnered with fellow South African Retief Goosen at the Nelson Mandela Invitational where they won the betterball medal.[1]

Professional wins[edit]

Sunshine Tour wins (10)[edit]

  • 1963 South African Open
  • 1968 Dunlop South African Masters
  • 1974 Rhodesian Masters, Rolux Toro Classic
  • 1975 Rhodesian Masters, Western Province Open
  • 1976 Datsun International, NCR Western Province Open
  • 1977 Rhodesian Dunlop Masters
  • 1980 Kronenbrau Orkney Open

Other wins[edit]

Team appearances[edit]

  • World Cup (representing South Africa): 1970

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