Tom Green (golfer)

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Tom Green
Personal information
Full nameThomas Leslie Green
Born(1900-04-12)12 April 1900
Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales
Died18 February 1974(1974-02-18) (aged 73)
Barton on Sea, Hampshire
NationalityFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Professional wins2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T5: 1936

Thomas Leslie Green (12 April 1900 – 18 February 1974) [1] [2] was a Welsh-born professional golfer.


Green was born in Prestatyn on the north Wales coast where his father, Leslie, was a golf professional. Leslie was the professional at Colwyn Bay where Tom was later an assistant. [3] [4]

Green was professional at Copt Heath (to 1933), Burnham Beeches (1934–1945), Leamington and County (from 1947) and Stinchcombe Hill. While at Copt Heath, he was runner-up in the 1929 Midland Professional Championship and then the winner in 1930 and 1931. In 1936, he tied for 5th place in the Open Championship. After three rounds he had been just one stroke behind the leaders but a final round 75 dropped him down the order.

He represented England in the 1935 England–Scotland Professional Match but was later a member of the first professional Welsh teams in 1937 and 1938.

Professional wins

Results in major championships

The Open Championship CUT29CUTT48CUTT26T5CUT

Note: Green only played in The Open Championship.

  Top 10
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Team appearances

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  2. "Find a will". Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  3. "Colwyn Bay Golf Club, Upper Colwyn, Conwy". Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  4. "Braid and Mitchell in Wales". The Times. 12 August 1920. p. 5.