Frank Phillips (golfer)

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Frank Phillips
Personal information
Full nameFrank Stafford Phillips
Nationality Australia
Career
StatusProfessional
Former tour(s)PGA Tour of Australasia
Professional wins28
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour of Australasia20
Other8
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 1958, 1962
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenCUT: 1962
The Open Championship12th: 1964

Frank Stafford Phillips OAM is an Australian professional golfer. He was rated one of the best ball strikers of his era winning the 1957 and 1961 Australian Opens. He is a Life Member of the PGA of Australia.[1]

In Jack Pollard's book, Australian Golf: The Game and the Players, Phillips is described as "a tall Sydney professional who built an outstanding record in Australian golf in the 1950s and 1960s".

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour of Australasia (20)[edit]

Other wins[edit]

This list may be incomplete

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968
Masters Tournament CUT CUT
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship CUT T41 T18 12 CUT
PGA Championship
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1968 Open Championship)
"T" = tied

Team appearances[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PGA Members honoured
  2. ^ Phillips' open win sounds warning to star players
  3. ^ "Wolstenholme just pipped". The Glasgow Herald. 27 January 1976.