Gordon Manson

Gordon David Manson (born 19 May 1960) is a Scottish-born Austrian professional golfer.

Gordon Manson
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Personal information
Full nameGordon David Manson
Born (1960-05-19) 19 May 1960 (age 60)
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight96 kg (212 lb; 15.1 st)
Nationality Scotland
 Austria
Career
Turned professional1977
Current tour(s)European Senior Tour
Former tour(s)European Tour
Professional wins3
Number of wins by tour
Challenge Tour1
European Senior Tour2
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 1981

Manson has had a successful career on the European Senior Tour which he joined in 2011. Manson led the final stage of the 2010 Qualifying school after three of the four rounds but had a last round of 75 to finish tied for seventh place, receiving a conditional card for the 2011 season.[1][2] He has won twice; the 2015 Swiss Seniors Open and the 2016 Acorn Jersey Open. He has also been runner-up in the 2014 Travis Perkins Masters, the 2015 ISPS Handa PGA Seniors Championship and the 2015 Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open. He was fourth in the 2015 European Senior Tour Order of Merit and ninth in 2016.

Professional wins (3)Edit

Challenge Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 14 Feb 1993 Nigerian Open −10 (65-68-70-71=274) 2 strokes   Frédéric Regard

European Senior Tour wins (2)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 5 Jul 2015 Swiss Seniors Open −14 (66-64-66=196) 2 strokes   Philip Golding
2 11 Jun 2016 Acorn Jersey Open −10 (69-67-70=206) Playoff   Gary Wolstenholme,   Ian Woosnam

European Senior Tour playoff record (1–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 2015 Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open   Paul Broadhurst Lost to birdie on second extra hole
2 2016 Acorn Jersey Open   Gary Wolstenholme,   Ian Woosnam Won with birdie on third extra hole

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1981
The Open Championship CUT

CUT = missed the half-way cut
Note: Manson only played in The Open Championship.

Results in senior major championshipsEdit

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Senior PGA Championship CUT T74
Senior British Open Championship CUT CUT CUT T41
  Did not play

"T" = Tied
CUT = missed the halfway cut
Note: Manson only played in the Senior PGA Championship and the Senior British Open Championship.

Team appearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Manson edges clear on the Algarve". europeantour.com. 17 November 2010.
  2. ^ "Thelen leads qualifying school graduates". europeantour.com. 18 November 2010.

External linksEdit