Lytham Trophy

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Lytham Trophy
Tournament information
Location Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England
Established 1965
Course(s) Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club
Par 70
Length 7,118 yards (6,509 m)
Format Stroke play
Month played May
Tournament record score
Aggregate 266 James Heath (2004)
Current champion
Marcus Kinhult

The Lytham Trophy is an amateur golf tournament founded in 1965 by the Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, where it has always been held. It is a 72-hole scratch stroke play competition, and is classified as a Category A event by the World Amateur Golf Rankings.[1]

In 2004 James Heath set a new tournament record with an 18 under par total of 266, winning by eight strokes over Ross Fisher. His total was five strokes better than the 271 posted by Tom Lehman when he won The Open Championship in 1996, and is believed to be a record four round total over the course.[2]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner[3] Country Score
2015 Marcus Kinhult  Sweden 280
2014 Thriston Lawrence  South Africa 281
2013 Albert Eckhardt  Finland 287
2012 Daan Huizing  Netherlands 273
2011 Jack Senior  England 299
2010 Paul Cutler  Northern Ireland 284
2009 James Robinson  England 287
2008 Matt Haines  England 284
2007 Lloyd Saltman  Scotland 279
2006 Jamie Moul  England 279
2005 Gary Lockerbie  England 276
2004 James Heath  England 266
2003 Stuart Wilson  Scotland 283
2002 Lee Corfield  England 283
2001 Richard McEvoy  England 276
2000 David Dixon  England 285
1999 Tino Schuster  Germany 283
1998 Lorne Kelly  Scotland 288
1997 Graham Rankin  Scotland 279
1996 Matt Carver  Australia 284
1995 Stephen Gallacher  Scotland 281
1994 Warren Bennett  England 285
1993 Tony McLure  England 292
1992 Stuart Cage  England 294
1991 Gary Evans  England 284
1990 Gary Evans  England 291
1989 Neil Williamson  England 286
1988 Paul Broadhurst  England 291
1987 David Wood  England 293
1986 Steve McKenna  England 297
1985 Michael Walls  England 291
1984 John Hawksworth  England 289
1983 Stephen McAllister  Scotland 299
1982 Martin Sludds  Ireland 306
1981 Roger Chapman  England 221[nb 1]
1980 Ian Hutcheon  Scotland 293
1979 Peter McEvoy  England 279[nb 2]
1978 Brian Marchbank  Scotland 288
1977 Peter Deeble  England 296
1976 Michael Kelley  England 292
1975 George MacGregor  Scotland 299
1974 Charlie Green  Scotland 291
1973 Geoff Birtwell
Michael King
 England
 England
292 (tie)
1972 Michael Bonallack  England 281
1971 Warren Humphreys  England 292
1970 Geoffrey Marks
Geoff Birtwell
Jim Farmer
Charlie Green
 England
 England
 Scotland
 Scotland
296 (tie)
1969 Thomas Craddock  Ireland 290
1968 Rodney Foster  England 286
1967 Rodney Foster  England 296
1966 Peter Townsend  England 290
1965 Michael Bonallack
Clive Clark
 England
 England
295 (tie)
  1. ^ Tournament reduced to 54 holes.
  2. ^ Tournament reduced to 68 holes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Event Strength". World Amateur Golf Rankings. Retrieved 2010-05-19. 
  2. ^ Meredith, Bill (7 May 2004). "Amateur Golf: Heath makes light of Lytham". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 
  3. ^ "The Lytham Trophy Winners". Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club. Retrieved 2009-07-05. 

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