|Full name||David I. Vaughan|
|Born||26 June 1948|
St Helens, England
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Weight||151 lb (68 kg; 10.8 st)|
|Former tour(s)|| European Tour |
European Seniors Tour
|Best results in major championships|
|The Open Championship||T7: 1972|
David I. Vaughan (born 26 June 1948) is a Welsh professional golfer.
Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous, with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate.
In the sport of golf, the distinction between amateurs and professionals is rigorously maintained. An amateur who breaches the rules of amateur status may lose their amateur status. A golfer who has lost their amateur status may not play in amateur competitions until amateur status has been reinstated; a professional may not play in amateur tournaments unless the Committee is notified, acknowledges and confirms the participation. It is very difficult for a professional to regain their amateur status; simply agreeing not to take payment for a particular tournament is not enough. A player must apply to the governing body of the sport to have amateur status reinstated.
Vaughan played on the European Tour where his best finishes were a pair of third places: 1972 Benson & Hedges Festival of Golf and 1977 Martini International.He represented Wales seven times in the World Cup. He was the professional at Vale of Llangollen Golf Club where he stayed until his retirement in 2013 after 32 years service.
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|The Open Championship||CUT||T7||T37||T53||T41||CUT||CUT||CUT|
Note: Vaughan only played in The Open Championship.
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
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