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Encyclopedia > Percy Alliss

Percy Alliss (1897-1975) was an English golfer. He was born in Sheffield. His first notable professional win came at the 1920 Welsh Professional Championship. He finished in the top six at The Open Championship in 1928, 1929, 1931, 1932 and 1936.[1] He spent some time working as a club professional in Germany and won the German Open five times. He was later the club professional at Ferndown Golf Club in Dorset for twenty eight years before retiring at the age of seventy. 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. ... For other uses, see Sheffield (disambiguation). ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... The German Open was a professional snooker tournament. ... For other uses, see Dorset (disambiguation). ...


Percy Alliss played in the Ryder Cup in 1929, 1931, 1933, 1935 and 1937. His son Peter a golfer, golf writer and broadcaster, also played in the Ryder Cup. The Allisses were the first father and son pair to play in the Ryder Cup, and so far Antonio and Ignacio Garrido are the only other. 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. ... Peter Alliss (born February 28, 1931) is an English golfer, television presenter and commentator, author and golf course designer. ... 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. ... Antonio Garrido (born 2 February 1944 in Madrid) is a professional golfer. ... Ignacio Garrido (born 27 March 1972 in Madrid) is a Spanish golfer. ...


References

  1. ^ A Tribute to Percy Alliss by Tom Scott, Golf Illustrated 2 February 1936.

 
 

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