Mick Ryan (golfer)

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Mick Ryan
Personal information
Full name Michael Ryan
Born (1897-07-18)18 July 1897
Died 1 August 1965(1965-08-01) (aged 68)
Nationality  Australia
Status Amateur

Michael J. "Mick" Ryan (18 July 1897 – 1 August 1965)[1] was an Australian amateur golfer who won the Australian Open in 1932. He also played Australian rules football for South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Ryan made just one senior appearance for South Melbourne, in the 1918 VFL season, when they defeated Richmond in a game at Lake Oval.[2] South Melbourne went on to win the premiership that year.

Ryan joined the Royal Park Golf Club in 1925 and won their Championship the following year. He later went to Kingston Heath.[3]

In 2002 he was named in the Victorian Golf Team of the Century.

Tournament wins[edit]


  1. ^ "Mick Ryan - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Statistics of his footballer career". AFL Tables. 
  3. ^ "Biography: Mick Ryan". Royal Park Golf Club official site.