Woodlawn International Invitational

The Woodlawn International Invitational was a men's professional golf tournament held at Woodlawn Golf Course on the Ramstein Air Base, near Ramstein-Miesenbach in West Germany between 1958 and 1968. It was usually held the week following the German Open and, until its final year, had one of the highest prize funds in Continental Europe sponsored by the United States Air Force.[1][2]

Woodlawn International Invitational
Tournament information
LocationRamstein-Miesenbach, Germany
Established1958
Course(s)Woodlawn Golf Course
Par70
FormatStroke play
Month playedAugust
Final year1968
Tournament record score
Aggregate264 Bernard Hunt (1961)
Final champion
Australia Frank Phillips

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Country Score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up Country Ref
1968 Frank Phillips   Australia 137 Playoff Martin Roesink   Netherlands [3]
1967 Fred Boobyer   England 276 3 strokes Barry Franklin
Tony Grubb
  South Africa
  England
[4][5]
1966 Donald Swaelens   Belgium 278 Playoff Jean Garaïalde   France [6]
1965 Tadashi Kitta   Japan 274 Playoff Barry Franklin   South Africa [7]
1964 Denis Hutchinson   South Africa 272 2 strokes Roberto De Vicenzo
Ángel Miguel
  Argentina
  Spain
[8]
1963 Denis Hutchinson   South Africa 271 6 strokes Retief Waltman   South Africa [9]
1962 Max Faulkner   England 273 Playoff Bob Charles   New Zealand [10]
1961 Bernard Hunt   England 264 3 strokes Eric Brown   Scotland [11]
1960 John Panton   Scotland 271 2 strokes Bernard Hunt   England [12]
1959 John Panton   Scotland 267 4 strokes Ken Bousfield
Flory Van Donck
Harry Weetman
  England
  Belgium
  England
[13]
1958 John Panton   Scotland 275 2 strokes Bernard Hunt   England [1][14]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ Williamson, John (8 August 1968). "Spectating". European Stars And Stripes. Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany. p. 21. Retrieved 17 April 2020 – via Newspaper Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Golf win to Phillips". The Canberra Times. Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 7 August 1968. p. 30. Retrieved 9 April 2020 – via Trove.
  4. ^ Wicker, Bob (7 August 1967). "Boobyer wins Woodlawn by 3 strokes". European Stars And Stripes. Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany. p. 21. Retrieved 17 April 2020 – via Newspaper Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Boobyer's success". The Guardian. London, England. 7 August 1967. p. 11. Retrieved 17 April 2020 – via Newspaper Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "AF-sponsored golf to Belgian". The San Francisco Examiner. San Francisco, California. 1 August 1966. p. 54. Retrieved 8 April 2020 – via Newspapers.com. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Japanese golfer wins tournament". Austin American-Statesman. Austin, Texas. 9 Aug 1965. p. 24. Retrieved 8 April 2020 – via Newspapers.com. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Woodlawn Tournament". The Glasgow Herald. 10 August 1964. p. 4. Retrieved 8 February 2011 – via Google News Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Hutchinson Wins". The Glasgow Herald. 19 August 1963. p. 3. Retrieved 8 February 2011 – via Google News Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Faulkner wins £1700 event". The Glasgow Herald. 27 August 1962. p. 4. Retrieved 17 April 2020 – via Google News Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "B. J. Hunt's success". The Glasgow Herald. 21 August 1961. p. 3. Retrieved 17 April 2020 – via Google News Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Third successive win for Panton". The Glasgow Herald. 1 August 1960. p. 6. Retrieved 17 April 2020 – via Google News Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Panton successful again". The Glasgow Herald. 3 August 1959. p. 7. Retrieved 17 April 2020 – via Google News Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Two large golfing trophies won by John Panton". Bonhams. Retrieved 17 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)