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Encyclopedia > Peter Dawson (golfer)

Peter Dawson (born 9 May 1950 in Doncaster) is an English golfer. He was a member of the European Tour in the 1970s and won his sole European Tour title at the 1975 Double Diamond Stroke Play. However his most consistent season by far was 1977, when he finished seventh on the European Tour Order of Merit, that being the only time he made the top thirty. He played in the 1977 Ryder Cup, where he was the first left-handed European to play in the competition and represented England in the World Cup that year. May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... Doncaster is a town in the English county of Yorkshire, and the principal settlement of the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire. ... 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 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. ...

Since leaving the European Tour in 1981 he has worked as a club professional and golf coach in France, Denmark (where his students included Thomas Bjorn), Switzerland and Morocco. After turning fifty he joined the European Seniors Tour, but he has not won at that level. Thomas Björn (b. ... The European Seniors Tour is a professional tour for male golfers aged 50 and over. ...

External links

  • Profile on the European Tour's official site



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