85 Professional win, including 5 Open Championships, Australia's greatest ever golfer has passed away at the age of 88.
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Posted 20 June 2018 - 11:26 AM
Posted 20 June 2018 - 11:51 AM
I was wondering how long he had to go. The last time I saw him in public life (on TV) was at tournament and he looked very frail.
Inaugural winner "Castlemaine" Vic ISG golf day 2009
Inaugural Victorian OOM Putting Champion - Long Island 2011
Inaugural ISG National Golf Champion - Queensland September 2012
Inaugural winner Casey Rotary Golf Day 2012 - Part of the 'Dream Team'
Hole In One - 7th Hole Portsea GC - 9/10/2012
Long drive "champion" - Stinks 3 club challenge - 22/9/2013
Shipwreck Coast Classic - B Grade Men Winner (Warrnambool) - 9/11/2013
Inaugural holder - ISG TBPNTHWAOOM trophy - 2015
Eagle - Par 4 - 18th at St. Andrews Beach - 1/9/2015
Holder - Brass yacht trophy - 2015
Player of the Year (VPGC) - 2015
Winner - ISG Tombstone event - Lang Lang - 4/9/2016
Half of 4BBB Champion team with Commish - 2016 National Event
Half of winning finalist - Doubles Match-play team (VPGC) - 2016
Team member - Winners of Australian ...... Matchplay Championship - 18/11/2016
Veterans Champion (VPGC) - 2016
"If a foursome is pressing you, wave them through - and then speed up." - Deane Beman
Lowest ever handicap - 7.5
Posted 20 June 2018 - 12:30 PM
rip peter,a real champ and real gentleman
Posted 20 June 2018 - 01:08 PM
Winner Moonah Legends 2013 ISG Nationals | Winner The National 2013 ISG Nationals | Winner 4BBB 2013 ISG Nationals
Winner Stink's 3 Club Challenge 2015 | Winner C grade OOM The Sands 2016
Hole-in-one Growling Frog 14/1/17 5th hole 137m TM RBZ 5 hybrid / Srixon AD333 ball | Growling Frog GC Matchplay Champion 2017
Other, less impressive stuff...(I know...it's marginal...)
R/Up ISG Nationals 2013 | C Grade LD Growling Frog 8/2/14, 11th hole, TM R1, HOF Patriot shaft, testicles of steel | NTP 2nd hole Kooindah Waters 2014 ISG Nationals
3 Birdies in one round The Glades 2015 ISG Nationals | R/Up 4BBB 2015 ISG Nationals | NTP 16th hole Growling Frog OOM 2017
C Grade LD Growling Frog 26/12/17, 15th hole, Callaway BB Alpha, HOF Patriot shaft, same old testicles of steel
Low Handicap point 12.7 9/4/16
Finally...and most importantly...
Smoldy....when only the best will do.
Posted 20 June 2018 - 01:38 PM
Vale Peter, did much good for the Australian Golf community.
Country golfer on a City course.
Hacker in more ways than one.
Penetration specialist, can cause some people to be nervous.
Persuasion is easy when you have large inventory
I can do no wrong.
Posted 20 June 2018 - 04:50 PM
Posted 21 June 2018 - 12:12 AM
Our greatest Australian golfer is gone after a long struggle with Parkinson's, RIP.
I still wonder why he was not awarded a Knighthood for his achievements to golf by the queen ?
As Sir Donald Bradman was to international cricket, Peter Thomson was our equivalent to world golf.
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