John Chillas

John Stalker Chillas (born 31 July 1951) is a Scottish professional golfer. He won the Scottish PGA Championship twice, in 1976 and 2001. He has also won three times on the European Seniors Tour. He tied for 52nd place in the 1984 Open Championship.

John Chillas
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Personal information
Full nameJohn Stalker Chillas
Born (1951-07-31) 31 July 1951 (age 69)
Aberdeen, Scotland
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight86 kg (190 lb; 13.5 st)
Nationality Scotland
Turned professional1971
Current tour(s)European Senior Tour
Former tour(s)European Tour
Professional wins5
Number of wins by tour
European Senior Tour3
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipT52: 1984

His best season on the Seniors Tour was 2004 when, in addition to winning the end-of-season Estoril Seniors Tour Championship, he was runner-up 5 times and third on two other occasions. From late August to late September he was runner-up in 4 successive tournaments, the Charles Church Scottish Seniors Open, the Bovis Lend Lease European Senior Masters, The Daily Telegraph Turismo Andaluz European Seniors Match Play Championship and the ADT English Seniors Open. He finished the season third in the order of merit.

Professional wins (5)Edit

Other wins (2)Edit

European Senior Tour wins (3)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 17 Aug 2003 Travis Perkins Senior Masters −7 (70-70-69=209) 1 stroke   Eamonn Darcy
2 24 Oct 2004 Estoril Seniors Tour Championship −6 (69-70-68=207) 2 strokes   David Good
3 22 Sep 2007 Scandinavian Senior Open −8 (70-67-68=205) Playoff   Glenn Ralph

European Senior Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2007 Scandinavian Senior Open   Glenn Ralph Won with par on fourth extra hole

Team appearancesEdit

  • PGA Cup (representing Great Britain and Ireland/Europe): 1982, 1983 (winners), 1984 (winners), 1988, 1992
  • UBS Cup (representing the Rest of the World): 2004

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