Horace Henry Alfred "Ossie" Pickworth (17 January 1918 – 23 September 1969) was a leading Australian professional golfer of the 1940s and 1950s, winner of three successive Australian Open titles from 1946 to 1948, the first and last of which came in playoffs against Jim Ferrier.
Pickworth was born in Sydney.
Unlike his contemporary Ferrier, who would enjoy great success on the U.S. PGA Tour, Pickworth travelled to play only infrequently, but when he did it was with some success - he played the British circuit in 1950 and finished third in the Order of Merit after winning the Irish Open and losing a playoff for the Daily Mail tournament.
Pickworth would collect a fourth Australian Open title in 1954, and was also a three-time winner of the Australian PGA Championship, in 1947, 1953 and 1955, among numerous professional victories on the Australian circuit.
Tournament wins (22)
this list may be incomplete
- 1946 Australian Open
- 1947 Australian Open, Australian PGA Championship, Ampol Tournament
- 1948 Australian Open, Victorian PGA Championship, Ampol Tournament, Western Australian Open, Adelaide Advertiser
- 1949 Ampol Tournament
- 1950 Irish Open
- 1951 Ampol Tournament, Queensland Open
- 1952 Queensland Open
- 1953 Australian PGA Championship, Ampol Tournament
- 1954 Australian Open, Victorian PGA Championship
- 1955 Australian PGA Championship, Victorian PGA Championship
- 1956 Victorian PGA Championship
- 1957 Victorian Open
- Canada Cup (representing Australia): 1953
- Alliss, Peter: "The Who's Who of Golf" (1983), Orbis Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0-85613-520-8.
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