Derrick Cooper

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Derrick Cooper
Personal information
Full name Derrick Cooper
Born (1955-05-05) 5 May 1955 (age 61)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 95 kg (209 lb; 15.0 st)
Nationality  England
Residence Warrington, England
Career
Turned professional 1972
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 1
Other 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T19: 1989
PGA Championship DNP

Derrick Cooper (born 5 May 1955) is an English professional golfer. He turned professional in 1972. It took him some time to establish himself on the European Tour, but he held a tour card for sixteen consecutive seasons from 1984 and made the top-100 on the European Tour Order of Merit a total of 15 times, with a best ranking of 19th in 1989. He won his sole European Tour title at the 1988 Cepsa Madrid Open. He was a member of the PGA European Tour organisation's Board of Directors for seven years from 1998 and became a European Seniors Tour tournament referee in 2000.

Professional wins[edit]

European Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 24 Apr 1988 Cepsa Madrid Open −13 (70-68-69-68=275) 1 stroke Spain Miguel Ángel Martín, Spain Manuel Piñero

Other wins (2)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
The Open Championship T51 DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT T21 T40 CUT T19
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
The Open Championship T39 DNP DNP DNP DNP T58 DNP DNP CUT T72

Note: The only major Cooper played in was the Open Championship.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances[edit]

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