Bonallack, Sir Michael

Hometown:

UNITED KINGDOM

Chigwell, Essex,
England

Year Inducted:

2000

Induction Category:

Lifetime Achievement

Birth Date:

Dec 31, 1934

Sir Michael Bonallack

Amateur Wins: 32

  • 1952: Boys Amateur Championship
  • 1957: Berkshire Trophy
  • 1959: Sunningdale Foursomes
  • 1961: The Amateur Championship, Berkshire Trophy, Golf Illustrated Gold Vase
  • 1962: English Amateur
  • 1963: English Amateur
  • 1964: Brabazon Trophy
  • 1965: The Amateur Championship, English Amateur, Lytham Trophy, Berkshire Trophy, Eisenhower Trophy
  • 1967: English Amateur, Golf Illustrated Gold Vase
  • 1968: The Amateur Championship, English Amateur, Brabazon Trophy, Berkshire Trophy, Golf Illustrated Gold Vase, Eisenhower Trophy
  • 1969: The Amateur Championship, Brabazon Trophy, Golf Illustrated Gold Vase
  • 1970: The Amateur Championship, Berkshire Trophy
  • 1971: Brabazon Trophy, Berkshire Trophy, Golf Illustrated Gold Vase
  • 1972: Lytham Trophy
  • 1975: Golf Illustrated Gold Vase

Walker Cup Appearances: 9

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

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • British Association of Golf Writers Award: 1968
  • Order of the British Empire, Officer: 1971
  • Bobby Jones Award: 1972
  • President, Golf Club Managers’ Association: 1974-1984
  • Chairman, PGA of Great Britain and Ireland: 1976-1981
  • Chairman, Golf Foundation: 1977-1982
  • President, English Golf Union: 1982
  • Secretary, Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews: 1984-1999
  • Donald Ross Award, ASGCA: 1991
  • Knight Bachelor: 1998
  • Medal of Honour, Spanish Golf Federation: 1999
  • Golf Shield of Honour, Czech Republic: 2000
  • Lifetime Service Award, MGA: 200