Manchester Evening Chronicle Tournament

The Manchester Evening Chronicle Tournament was a professional golf tournament played at Mere Golf Club in Mere, Cheshire, England. It was held from 1947 to 1949. The event was sponsored by the Manchester Evening Chronicle. Total prize money was £1400 in 1947 and £1500 in 1948 and 1949.

Manchester Evening Chronicle Tournament
Tournament information
LocationMere, Cheshire, England
Established1947
Course(s)Mere Golf Club
Month playedJune
Final year1949
Final champion
Fred Daly
Mere Golf Club is located in England
Mere Golf Club
Mere Golf Club
Location in England

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Country Score Margin
of victory
Runner-up Winner's
share (£)
Ref
1947 Flory Van Donck   Belgium 279 3 strokes   Johnny Bulla 500 [1]
1948 Norman Von Nida   Australia 281 4 strokes   Dick Burton 400 [2]
1949 Fred Daly   Northern Ireland 277 3 strokes   Flory Van Donck 350 [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgian takes golf prize". The Glasgow Herald. 27 June 1947. p. 6.
  2. ^ "Von Nida barracked during final winning round". The Glasgow Herald. 19 June 1948. p. 4.
  3. ^ "Daly wins by three strokes". The Glasgow Herald. 17 June 1949. p. 9.