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Dunlop International

The Dunlop International was a golf tournament held in Australia and played annually from 1965 to 1972. Prize money in 1965 was A£4,000, A$8,000 in 1966 in 1967, A$15,000 in 1968 and A$25,000 from 1969 to 1972.

Dunlop International
LocationAustralia
Established1965
Final year1972
Tony Jacklin

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Country Venue Score Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up Winner's
share
Ref
1965 Bruce Devlin   Australia Yarra Yarra 285 1 stroke   Peter Thomson A£1,000 [1]
1966 Bob Stanton   Australia The Australian 294 Playoff   Arnold Palmer A$2,000 [2]
1967 Bob Stanton (2)   Australia Royal Canberra 285 1 stroke   Bruce Devlin A$2,000 [3]
1968 Bruce Devlin (2)   Australia Royal Queensland 281 3 strokes   Peter Townsend A$2,500 [4]
1969 Bruce Devlin (3)   Australia Yarra Yarra 276 Playoff   Lee Trevino A$4,000 [5]
1970 Gary Player   South Africa Royal Canberra 282 1 stroke   Bill Brask
  Kel Nagle
  Lee Trevino
A$4,000 [6]
1971 Jack Nicklaus   United States Manly 274 7 strokes   Bruce Crampton
  Peter Oosterhuis
A$4,000 [7]
1972 Tony Jacklin   England Yarra Yarra 277 4 strokes   David Graham
  Sukree Onsham
A$4,000 [8]

In 1966 Stanton won at the second hole of a sudden-death playoff. In 1969 Devlin won at the first extra hole.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Second major tournament to Devlin". The Canberra Times. 40 (11, 313). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 15 November 1965. p. 18. Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "Sudden death play-off to Stanton". The Canberra Times. 41 (11, 528). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 7 November 1966. p. 14. Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "Stanton sinks his second Dunlop". The Canberra Times. 42 (11, 838). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 6 November 1967. p. 14. Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "Devlin with boosts Grout fund by $1,000". The Canberra Times. 43 (12, 160). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 18 November 1968. p. 16. Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "'Sudden-death' Dunlop win to Devlin". The Canberra Times. 44 (12, 458). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 3 November 1969. p. 16. Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  6. ^ "Player takes one-stroke victory". The Canberra Times. 45 (12, 737). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 2 November 1970. p. 14. Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  7. ^ "Seven-stroke victory to Nicklaus". The Canberra Times. 46 (12, 961). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 8 November 1971. p. 14. Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  8. ^ "Jacklin takes Dunlop title". The Canberra Times. 47 (13, 273). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 6 November 1972. p. 14. Retrieved 6 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.