W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament

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W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament
Tournament information
Location United Kingdom
Established 1968
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Final year 1974
Final champion
England Neil Coles

The W.D. & H.O. Wills Tournament was a golf tournament on the European circuit/European Tour from 1968 to 1974. The sponsor was tobacco company W.D. & H.O. Wills.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Country Venue Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up Winner's
share (£)
Ref
1974 Neil Coles  England Kings Norton Golf Club 283 −5 1 stroke Australia Jack Newton 4,000 [1]
1973 Charles Coody  United States Kings Norton Golf Club 281 −7 1 stroke Australia Jack Newton 2,250 [2]
1972 Peter Thomson  Australia Dalmahoy Golf Club 270 −14 3 strokes England Peter Butler 2,250 [3]
1971 Bernard Hunt  England Dalmahoy Golf Club 276 −8 4 strokes New Zealand Bob Charles
England Peter Tupling
2,000 [4]
1970 Tony Jacklin  England Dalmahoy Golf Club 267 −17 7 strokes England Peter Townsend 2,000 [5]
1969 Bernard Gallacher  Scotland Moor Park Golf Club 275 1 stroke Republic of Ireland Christy O'Connor Snr [6]
1968 Peter Butler  England Pannal Golf Club 281 2 strokes England Bill Large [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coles triumphs as rivals falter". The Glasgow Herald. 23 September 1974. p. 5. 
  2. ^ "British players - One-day wonders". The Glasgow Herald. 10 September 1973. p. 5. 
  3. ^ "Injury proves to Thomson's advantage". The Times. 25 September 1972. p. 9. 
  4. ^ "Hunt's Wills victory by four strokes despite loose tee shots". The Glasgow Herald. 27 September 1971. p. 5. 
  5. ^ "Jacklin ends recession with resounding win". The Glasgow Herald. 28 September 1970. p. 4. 
  6. ^ "US trip for Gallacher". The Times. 18 August 1969. p. 11. 
  7. ^ "Butler manages to shut out weather". The Times. 19 August 1968. p. 9. 

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