Pip Elson

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Pip Elson
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Philip Elson
Born (1954-04-14) 14 April 1954 (age 60)
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Nationality  England
Residence Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, England
Career
Turned professional 1973
Former tour(s) European Tour
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T39: 1973
PGA Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Sir Henry Cotton
Rookie of the Year
1973

Philip "Pip" Elson (born 14 April 1954) is an English professional golfer. He is the son of the cricketer Gus Elson [1] and the father of Jamie Elson.

Elson was born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. He won the British Boys' Championship before turning professional in 1973. He was that year's European Tour Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year. He was a consistent player, finishing between 38th and 64th on the European Tour Order of Merit every year of his tour career, which lasted until 1982, but he never won a European Tour event. He played on the European Seniors Tour in 2004.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wisden - Obituaries in 1999". Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 

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