FACTOID # 27: If you're itching to live in a trailer park, hitch up your home and head to South Carolina, where a whopping 18% of residences are mobile homes.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Peter Thomson

Peter Thomson (born 1929) is an Australian golfer. He is best remembered for his five wins in The Open Championship. 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ...


He was born in Melbourne. Thomson's Open Championship wins came in 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, and 1965. He was the only man to win the tournament for three consecutive years in the 20th century. Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia (after Sydney), with a population of approximately 3. ...


Thomson was a prolific tournament champion around the world, winning the national championships of ten countries, including the New Zealand Open nine times. He did not play in the United States very often, and he only won one event on the PGA Tour. His best finish in one of the three majors staged in the United States was a fourth place at the 1956 U.S. Open. The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ...


Thomson enjoyed a successful senior career. In 1985 he won nine times on the Senior PGA Tour in the United States, and finished top of the money list. His last tournament victory came at the 1988 British PGA Senior Tournament. He was president of the Australian PGA from 1962 to 1994 and a victorious non-playing captain of the international team in the 1998 Presidents Cup. The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... Presidents Cup The Presidents Cup is a series of golf matches between teams of professional players representing the United States and the rest of the world less Europe, which competes against the U.S. in a similar but considerably older event, the Ryder Cup. ...


Wins

The Australian Open is one of the principal annual golf tournaments on the PGA Tour of Australasia. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... The Australian Open is one of the principal annual golf tournaments on the PGA Tour of Australasia. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... The BMW Championship, known as the Volvo PGA Championship for many years up to 2004, is an annual mens professional golf tournament on the European Tour. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... Kel Nagle (born December 21, 1920 in North Sydney) is an Australian golfer best known for winning the British Open Championship in 1960. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... Kel Nagle (born December 21, 1920 in North Sydney) is an Australian golfer best known for winning the British Open Championship in 1960. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... The Italian Open golf championship, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Telecom Italia Open is the Italian national golf open for men. ... The Open de España (formerly the Spanish Open) is the national open golf championship of Spain. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... The Hong Kong Open is a golf tournament which is co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the European Tour. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... Philippine Open may refer to several sporting events. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... The Hong Kong Open is a golf tournament which is co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the European Tour. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... The Australian Open is one of the principal annual golf tournaments on the PGA Tour of Australasia. ... The Australian Open is one of the principal annual golf tournaments on the PGA Tour of Australasia. ...

See also


  Results from FactBites:
 
Australian Story - 29/06/00: The Keys of the Kingdom (3658 words)
PETER THOMSON: One of the beaut things about meeting people like Vicki Meadows who runs the group for the disabled kids of which her own child is severely disabled is just to see the energy and the love that’s poured in to these projects.
PETER THOMSON: Timbertop was an offshoot of Geelong Grammar.
PETER THOMSON: Tony developed more and more with his own understanding of his political position to where he is now and what’s loosely called the "the third way" and what it involves is being able to include this more entrepreneurial spirit.
Thomson Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (680 words)
Yet, Thomson's interests moved beyond publishing with the creation of Thomson Travel and acquisition of Britannia Airways in 1965 and 1971, and a foray into a consortium exploring the North Sea for oil and gas.
Although Thomson sold its newspapers and many of its print magazines, it is still referred to as a publishing company.
Thomson's holdings also once governed Jane's Information Group.These information sources are produced by the many companies of Thomson, including West Publishing, Thomson Financial, ISI, Thomson Gale, Dialog Corporation, Brookers, Carswell, CCBN, Course Technology, Gardiner-Caldwell, IHI, Lawbook Co, Peterson's, Wadsworth and Sweet and Maxwell.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m