Jimmy Hitchcock (golfer)
|Full name||James Hitchcock|
Bromley, London, England
|Died||25 December 2015 (aged 85)
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||T61: 1966|
|The Open Championship||T11: 1959|
Hitchcock was born in Bromley. He won several major professional tournaments including the 1960 British Masters and the 1965 Agfa-Gevaert Tournament. He was selected as a member of the Great Britain and Ireland Ryder Cup team in 1965, losing all three of the matches he played.
- 1960 British Masters
- 1961 East Rand Open (South Africa)
- 1965 Agfa-Gevaert Tournament, Honda Foursomes Tournament (with Bill Large)
Results in major championships
Note: Hitchcock only played in The Open Championship and the Masters Tournament.
|The Open Championship||CUT||T29||CUT||CUT||23||CUT||T11|
|The Open Championship||DNP||CUT||T30||T26||CUT||49||T16||CUT||CUT||T40||CUT|
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10
- Ryder Cup (representing Great Britain): 1965
- Amateurs–Professionals Match (representing the Professionals): 1959 (winners)
- Alliss, Peter (1983). The Who's Who of Golf. Orbis Publishing. p. 247. ISBN 0-85613-520-8.
- "Hitchcock's victory in Masters". Glasgow Herald. 19 September 1960. p. 9. Retrieved 2011-02-03.
- "Hitchcock's easy victory in Agfa-Gevaert". Glasgow Herald. 17 May 1965. p. 11. Retrieved 2011-02-03.
- "Bob Tuohy in tie for third". The Age. 24 January 1961. p. 22. Retrieved 2011-02-03.