Tom Collinge (golfer)

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Tom Collinge
Personal information
Full nameThomas Myerscough Collinge
Born(1910-06-15)15 June 1910 [1] [2] [3]
Worsley, England
Died6 November 1993(1993-11-06) (aged 83)
Lancashire, England
Sporting nationalityFlag of England.svg  England
Turned professional1929
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship 24th: 1937

Thomas Myerscough Collinge [2] (15 June 1910 – 6 November 1993) was an English professional golfer. He lost the 1936 Penfold Scottish Open in a playoff against Jimmy Adams and played for England against Scotland in 1937.


Golf career

Collinge was professional at Swinton Park, Manchester from 1931 before moving to Olton, Solihull in 1946.

The 1936 Penfold Scottish Open was played at Ayr Belleisle Golf Club. Total prize money was £750. After 72 holes Jimmy Adams and Collinge were tied on 287. [4] In the 36-hole play-off, Adams had rounds of 68 and 69 to win by 11 strokes. [5]

Results in major championships

The Open Championship CUTT42T493824CUT

Note: Collinge only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

NT = No tournament
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Team appearances

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  1. England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837–1915
  2. 1 2 1911 England Census
  3. England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916–2007
  4. "Collinge-Adams replay – Tie in the Penfold tournament". The Glasgow Herald . 18 June 1936. p. 20.
  5. "Record-breaking win – Adams's rounds of 68 and 69". The Glasgow Herald . 19 June 1936. p. 4.