Eddie Polland

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Eddie Polland
— Golfer —
Eddie Polland.JPG
Personal information
Full name Edward Polland
Born (1947-06-10) 10 June 1947 (age 68)
Newcastle, Northern Ireland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Nationality  Northern Ireland
Residence Cádiz, Spain
Career
Turned professional 1968
Current tour(s) European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 7
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 4
European Seniors Tour 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T18: 1973
PGA Championship DNP

Edward Polland (born 10 June 1947) is a Northern Irish professional golfer.

Polland was born in Newcastle, County Down. He turned professional in 1968 and won four times on the European Tour between 1973 and 1980. He played in the Ryder Cup in 1973.

Since turning fifty he has played on the European Seniors Tour, where he has won twice. He was third in the European Seniors Tour Order of Merit in 1998 and second in 1999. In 1999 he also played in the Praia D'El Rey European Cup in Portugal.

Professional wins[edit]

European Tour wins (4)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 12 May 1973 Penfold Tournament −3 (66-69-72-74=281) 2 strokes Mexico Paul Sewell
2 5 Sep 1975 Sun Alliance Match Play Championship 23 holes Scotland Peter Butler
3 24 Apr 1976 Spanish Open −6 (72-68-72-70=282) 2 strokes Australia Bob Shearer
4 5 May 1980 Spanish Open −12 (70-69-68-69=276) 5 strokes Spain Seve Ballesteros, England Mark James

European Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 1979 Welsh Golf Classic England Mark James, Scotland Mike Miller James won

Other wins (1)[edit]

European Seniors Tour wins (2)[edit]

  • 1999 Lawrence Batley Seniors, Senior Tournament of Champions

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986
The Open Championship CUT CUT CUT T18 CUT CUT CUT CUT DNP DNP DNP T53 DNP CUT DNP CUT CUT

Note: The Open Championship was the only major Polland played.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1974, 1977 & 1985 Open Championships)
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances[edit]

  • Ryder Cup (representing Great Britain & Ireland): 1973
  • World Cup (representing Ireland): 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979

External links[edit]