John Player Trophy

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This article is about the former European Tour golf tournament. For the former Rugby League competition, see League Cup (rugby league).
John Player Trophy
Tournament information
Location England
Established 1970
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Final year 1972
Final champion
Ross Whitehead

The John Player Trophy was a golf tournament on the European Tour that was played in England. It was played twice. The first event in 1970 at Notts Golf Club in Nottinghamshire was the 36-hole qualifying event for the John Player Classic. In 1972, at Bognor Regis Golf Club in West Sussex, it was run as a separate tournament.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Country Venue Score Margin
of victory
Runners-up Winner's
share (£)
Ref
1972 Ross Whitehead  England Bognor Regis Golf Club 286 1 stroke England Peter Butler
England Vince Hood
1,500 [1]
1970 Clive Clark  England Notts Golf Club 141 2 strokes England Roger Fidler
England Michael Ingham
England Bill Large
750 [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Whitehead's win something special". The Glasgow Herald. 29 May 1972. p. 5. 
  2. ^ "Clark leads Classic qualifying after record-equalling 69". The Glasgow Herald. 2 September 1970. p. 7. 

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