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Encyclopedia > Brian Waites

Brian Waites (born 1 March 1940) is an English golfer. He turned professional in 1957 and played on the European Tour through most of the 1970s and 1980s. He was in his prime between 1978 and 1984, ranking between 10th and 22nd on the Order of Merit in each of those seven years. He won two European Tour events. He joined the European Seniors Tour in its 1992 debut season and had a successful career at that level, winning four tournaments and making the top ten on the Order of Merit four times. He was the first man to play 100 tournaments on the European Seniors Tour. March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... 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. ...

Waites was a member of the losing 1983 European Ryder Cup team and represented England three times at the World Cup. 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. ...

Professional wins

European Tour wins

European Seniors Tour wins The Tournament Players Championship was a European Tour golf tournament which was played in either England or Scotland each year from 1977 to 1984. ...

  • 1994 D Day Seniors Open
  • 1995 Northern Electric Seniors
  • 1997 Credit Suisse Private Banking Seniors Open
  • 1998 Elf Seniors Open


  • 1980 Kenya Open, Mufulira Open
  • 1982 Mufulira Open, Zambia Open
  • 1985 Cock O' The North Open (Zambia)

Team appearances

  • Ryder Cup: 1983
  • World Cup: 1980, 1982, 1983
  • Hennessy Cognac Cup: 1980 (winners), 1982 (winners), 1984 (winners)
  • PGA Cup 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 (winners), 1979 (winners), 1990
  • Praia D'el Rey European Cup: 1997, 1998



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