|Full name||Craig Bryan Defoy|
|Born||27 March 1947|
Kane, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14.0 st)|
|Former tour(s)||European Tour|
European Seniors Tour
|Best results in major championships|
|The Open Championship||4th: 1971|
Defoy had a successful start to his tournament career, winning three age-restricted events, the Gor-Ray Under-24 Championship in 1968 and Lord Derby’s Under-23 Professional Tournament and the Energen Junior Match Play, for under-25s, in 1969.
Defoy later played on the European Tour where he did not win but had three second-place finishes: 1973 Spanish Open, 1976 Sun Alliance Match Play Championship, and 1977 Skol Lager Individual (playoff loss). Playing with Derek Small he was also runner-up in the 1974 Sumrie-Bournemouth Better-Ball, losing a playoff. He won five times on the Safari Circuit between 1970 and 1973.
- 1968 Gor-Ray Under-24 Championship
- 1969 Lord Derby’s Under-23 Professional Tournament, Energen Junior Match Play
- 1970 Cock of the North
- 1971 Mufulira Open
- 1972 Zambia Open, Mufulira Open
- 1973 Zambia Open
- 1975 Welsh Professional Championship
- 1977 Welsh Professional Championship
- 1981 Welsh Professional Championship
- 1982 Welsh Professional Championship
European Tour playoff record (0–1)
|1||1977||Skol Lager Individual||Nick Faldo, Chris Witcher (a)||Faldo won with birdie on first extra hole|
Results in major championshipsEdit
|The Open Championship||T52||CUT||CUT||4||T23||T31||CUT||CUT||CUT||CUT||CUT||CUT|
Note: Defoy only played in the Open Championship.
CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1969, 1975 and 1983)
"T" = tied
- World Cup (representing Wales): 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
- Double Diamond International (representing Wales): 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977
- Philip Morris International (representing Wales): 1975
- PGA Cup (representing Great Britain and Ireland): 1981 (tie), 1984 (winners), 1996 (tie, non-playing captain), 1998 (non-playing captain)
- Hennessy Cognac Cup (representing Wales): 1984
- "The Bird". The Kane Republican. 16 December 1976. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.
Craig DeFoy was born at Kane Community Hospital. His grandfather once operated a barber shop on Kane's West Side. Craig's father served with the Pennsylvania 28th Division troops in World War II and during the war married a girl from Cardiff, Wales. The couple came to Kane and Craig was born. Then the DeFoys moved back to Wales.
- "Defoy's one shot win in Gor-Ray tournament". The Glasgow Herald. 17 May 1968. p. 8.
- "De Foy in a fine finish". The Times. 25 July 1969. p. 16.
- "Energen victory for Defoy". The Glasgow Herald. 15 October 1969. p. 6.
- "Butler settles it with birdie". The Glasgow Herald. 20 May 1974. p. 5.
- "European Seniors Tour profile". PGA European Tour. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2012.