Hugh Boyle (golfer)
|Full name||Hugh F. J. Boyle|
|Born||28 January 1936|
Omeath, County Louth, Ireland
|Died||23 May 2015 (aged 79)|
|Former tour(s)||European Tour|
|Best results in major championships|
|The Open Championship||T8: 1967|
Boyle was born in Omeath, County Louth, Ireland. In 1966 he was the winner of both the Yomiuri International and the Daks Tournament, in 1965 he was second in the Senior Service Tournament while in 1967 he gained a second place in the Schweppes Open (PGA Championship) He finished in eighth place at the 1967 Open Championship, behind the champion, Roberto De Vicenzo, and, second placed, Jack Nicklaus, at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club. His final round of 68 was the best by a PGA member that year and won him the Tooting Bec Cup. He also won the Irish PGA Championship in 1967.
Boyle represented Ireland in the 1967 World Cup in Mexico City, partnering Christy O'Connor Snr. He played in the 1967 Ryder Cup team, where he lost twice against Arnold Palmer in the pairs and to Gay Brewer in the singles.
Professional wins (5)Edit
Far East Circuit wins (1)Edit
Other wins (4)Edit
Results in major championshipsEdit
|The Open Championship||T27||CUT||CUT||T12||CUT||T8||CUT||CUT||CUT||CUT||T18||CUT|
Note: Boyle only played in The Open Championship.
CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1972 Open Championship)
"T" indicates a tie for a place