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Encyclopedia > David Gilford

David Gilford (born 14 September 1965 in Crewe) is an English golfer. He turned professional in 1986. September 14 is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Map sources for Crewe at grid reference SJ705557 Crewe is a town in south Cheshire, in the north west of England. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Golf is a sport in which individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and also is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ...


Gilford has six wins on the European Tour, all of which came between 1991 and 1994. He finished in the top ten of the European Tour Order of Merit twice, placing 9th in 1991 and 7th in 1994. He played in the Ryder Cup in 1991 and 1995. 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. ...


European Tour wins

The English Open was an annual European Tour golf tournament. ... The Moroccan Open was a European Tour golf tournament which was held in 1987 and annually from 1992 to 2001. ... The Moroccan Open was a European Tour golf tournament which was held in 1987 and annually from 1992 to 2001. ... The Portuguese Open, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Estoril Open de Portugal Caixa Geral de Depositos, is an annual tournament on mens golfs European Tour. ... Turespana Open De Canaria was the final name of a European Tour golf tournament that was held six years out of seven from 1989 to 1995. ... The European Open is a professional snooker tournament. ...

External link

  • Profile on the European Tour's official site

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Gilford's round included four putts at the 16th on what was on the whole only a moderate day for for the Europeans.
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David Higgins and Philip Walton failed to master the conditions and returned with a 36 hole total of ten over and 14 over respectively.
Gilford, a former Ryder Cup player, put his years of experience to good use to grab a share of the lead with Pettersson going into Sunday's final round.
Gilford hit four birdies in a level par 72 to give himself a two under par total of 142.
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