Pip Elson

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Pip Elson
Personal information
Full name Philip Ambrose Elson
Born (1954-04-14) 14 April 1954 (age 64)
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Nationality  England
Residence Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, England
Career
Turned professional 1973
Former tour(s) European Tour
European Seniors Tour
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T39: 1973
PGA Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Sir Henry Cotton
Rookie of the Year
1973

Philip Ambrose "Pip" Elson (born 14 April 1954) is an English professional golfer. He is the son of the cricketer Gus Elson [1] and the father of Jamie Elson.

Elson was born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. He won the British Youths' Championship in 1971 before turning professional in 1973. He was that year's European Tour Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year. He was a consistent player, finishing between 38th and 64th on the European Tour Order of Merit every year of his tour career, which lasted until 1982, but he never won a European Tour event. He played on the European Seniors Tour in 2004.

Results in major championships

Tournament 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
The Open Championship CUT T39 CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT

Note: Elson only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1977 Open Championship)
"T" = tied

Team appearances

  • PGA Cup (representing Great Britain and Ireland): 1986

References

  1. ^ "Wisden - Obituaries in 1999". Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 18 December 2011.

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