O’Connor, Christy

Hometown:

IRELAND

Knocknacarra

Year Inducted:

2009

Induction Category:

Veterans

Birth Date:

Dec 21, 1924 -
May 14, 2016

Christy O’Connor

European Tour: 24

  • 1955: Swallow Penfold
  • 1956: Dunlop Masters, Spalding Tournament
  • 1957: PGA Match Play Championship
  • 1959: Daks Tournament, British Masters
  • 1960: Ballantine Tournament, Irish Hospitals
  • 1961: Carling-Caledonian
  • 1962 Irish Hospitals
  • 1963: Martini International (tie with Neil Coles)
  • 1964: Martini International, Jeyes Tournament, Carrolls International
  • 1965: Senior Service Tournament
  • 1966: Carroll’s International, Gallaher Ulster Open
  • 1967: Carrolls InternationaL
  • 1968: Gallaher Ulster Open, Alcan International (tied)
  • 1969: Gallaher Ulster Open
  • 1970: Bowmaker Tournament, John Player Classic
  • 1972 Carroll’s International

Additional Wins: 41

  • 1953: Ulster Championship, Irish Dunlop
  • 1955: Irish Dunlop
  • 1957: Irish Hennessy
  • 1958 Canada Cup (with Harry Bradshaw), Irish Championship
  • 1959: Gleneagles Pro-Am
  • 1960: Irish Championship, Irish Hennessy, Irish Dunlop, Moran Cup
  • 1961: Irish Championship
  • 1962: Irish Championship, Irish Hennessy, Irish Dunlop
  • 1963: Irish Championship, Irish Hennessy
  • 1965: Irish Championship, Irish Dunlop
  • 1966: Irish Championship, Irish Dunlop, Carrolls No. 1 tournament
  • 1967: Irish Dunlop
  • 1968: Carrolls No. 1 tournament
  • 1969: Southern Irish Championship
  • 1970: Sea Connery Pro-Am
  • 1971: Irish Championship, Links Pro-Am
  • 1974: Irish Dunlop
  • 1975: Irish Championship
  • 1976: World Seniors, European P.G.A. Seniors, Southern Irish Championship
  • 1977: World Seniors, European P.G.A. Seniors
  • 1978: Irish Championship
  • 1979: European P.G.A. Seniors
  • 1980: Links Pro-Am (tie)
  • 1981: European P.G.A. Seniors
  • 1982: European P.G.A. Seniors
  • 1983: European P.G.A. Seniors

Ryder Cup Appearances: 10

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Harry Vardon Trophy: 1961, 1962