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Bernard Hunt (born 2 February 1930) is an English golfer. He turned professional in 1946 and was a leading player on the European circuit in the 1950s and 1960s. He topped the Order of Merit, which was then points-based, in 1958, 1960 and 1965. [1]The best season of his regular career in prize money terms was 1963, when he won £7,209. He was past his peak by the time the formal European Tour was introduced in 1972, but finished in the top twenty on the money list in 1973. He played on the European Seniors Tour in for its first seven seasons (1992-1998) but his opportunity to make an impact at this level was limited as he was sixty-two by the time the tour was founded. His best season was 1994, when he came fifteenth on the Order of Merit and earned £15,361. February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages English Capital London Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population –mid-2004... Golfer after swing. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The European Seniors Tour is a professional tour for male golfers aged 50 and over. ...


Between 1953 and 1969 Hunt represented Great Britain in the Ryder Cup eight times out of nine. His overall win-loss-half record was 6-16-6, but his record in singles was much better at 4-3-3. He was the non-playing captain of the Great Britain & Ireland teams of 1973 and 1975, both of which were defeated by the United States. The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...


Professional wins

  • 1952 Coombe Hill Assistants
  • 1953 Coombe Hill Assistants, Saxone/Gleneagles Hotel Goodwin Foursomes (with Jack Hargreaves)
  • 1954 Goodwin Foursomes (with W.S. Collins)
  • 1956 Egyptian Open
  • 1958 Palace Hotel Torquay
  • 1960 Pickering Cup (with G.M. Hunt)
  • 1961 German Open
  • 1962 Brazilian Open
  • 1963 British Masters, Smart Weston
  • 1965 British Masters
  • 1967 French Open
  • 1970 Agfacolor Film, Sumrie Clothes Better-Ball (with Neil Coles)
  • 1971 W.D. and H.O Wills
  • 1973 Sumrie Clothes Better-Ball (with Neil Coles)

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Team appearances

  • Ryder Cup (representing Great Britain): 1953, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969
  • World Cup of Golf (representing England): 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1968
  • Double Diamond: 1971, 1972, 1973

The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ...

References

  1. ^ See Hunt's win list on where2golf.com.

External links

  • Profile on the European Tour's official site

 
 

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