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Encyclopedia > Simon Hobday

Simon Hobday (born 26 June 1940 in Mafikeng) is a South African golfer who has won tournaments on three continents. He spent his regular career mainly on the Southern Africa Tour, where he won six times and the European Tour, where he won the 1976 German Open and the 1979 Madrid Open. As a senior he played mainly in the United States on the Champions Tour, where he claimed five titles between 1993 and 1995 including one senior major, the 1994 U.S. Senior Open. June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Mafikeng is the capital of the North West Province, South Africa, 870 miles NE of Cape Town and 492 miles SSW of Bulawayo by rail, and 162 miles in a direct line W by N of Johannesburg. ... Golfer after swing. ... The Sunshine Tour is a mens professional golf tour based in Southern Africa. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The German Open was a professional snooker tournament. ... 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. ... Mens professional senior golf is for players aged fifty and above. ... The U.S. Senior Open is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ...

Professional wins

Southern Africa Tour

  • 1971 South African Open
  • 1978 Rhodesian Dunlop Masters
  • 1978 Victoria Falls Classic
  • 1979 Rhodesian Open (play-off with Denis Watson)
  • 1981 ICL International
  • 1985 Trustbank Tournament of Champions

European Tour The South African Open is one of the principal golf tournaments on the Sunshine Tour and since 1997 it has been co-sanctioned by the PGA European Tour. ... Denis Watson is a professional golfer from South Africa who in the middle of an otherwise unremarkable career was the tied winningmost player on the PGA Tour in 1984. ...

Champions Tour The German Open was a professional snooker tournament. ...

  • 1993 Kroger Senior Classic, Senior Tour Championship
  • 1994 U.S. Senior Open, GTE Northwest Classic
  • 1995 Brickyard Crossing Championship

Other The U.S. Senior Open is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ...

  • 1997/98 Vodacom Senior Classic (South Africa)
  • 2001 Nelson Mandela Invitational (with Martin Maritz; unofficial event in South Africa), Legends of Golf - Legendary Division (Champions Tour unofficial money event for players aged 60 and over)
  • 2003 Nelson Mandela Invitational (with Lee Westwood; unofficial event in South Africa)

Lee Westwood (born 24 April 1973) is an English professional golfer. ...

External links

  • Profile on the Sunshine Tour's official site
  • Profile on the European Tour's official site



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