Ian Palmer

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Ian Palmer
— Golfer —
Ian Palmer 1992.JPG
Ian Palmer and his caddie
Personal information
Full name Ian Stanley Palmer
Born (1957-07-13) 13 July 1957 (age 56)
Uitenhage, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb; 13.4 st)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Bloemfontein, South Africa
Spouse Louise (m. 1987)
Children Lise (b. 1990), Joni (b. 1992)
Career
Turned professional 1981
Current tour(s) European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Sunshine Tour
Professional wins 5
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 2
Sunshine Tour 3
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 1983, 1992
PGA Championship DNP

Ian Stanley Palmer (born 13 July 1957) is a South African professional golfer.

Palmer was born in Uitenhage. He turned professional in 1981 and has won the 1985 PAN AM Wild Coast Sun Classic and the 1991 Nissan Challenge on the Southern Africa Tour. He also played on the European Tour for several years, winning the 1992 Johnnie Walker Asian Classic and the 1993 Jersey European Airways Open. He finished a career best 45th on the European Tour Order of Merit in each of those two seasons.

Professional wins (4)[edit]

European Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning Score Margin of
Victory
Runner(s)-up
1 2 Feb 1992 Johnnie Walker Asian Classic -20 (66-67-67-68=268) 1 stroke Germany Bernhard Langer, Australia Brett Ogle,
Northern Ireland Ronan Rafferty
2 20 Jun 1993 Jersey European Airways Open -20 (68-67-70-63=268) 2 strokes Scotland Sam Torrance

Sunshine Tour wins (3)[edit]

  • 1985 PAN AM Wild Coast Sun Classic
  • 1989 State Mines Open
  • 1991 Nissan Challenge

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992
The Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10

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