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Peter Thomson

Peter ThomsonAKA Peter William Thomson

Born: 23-Aug-1929
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died: 20-Jun-2018
Location of death: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cause of death: Parkinson's

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Golf

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: Five-time British Open winner

Retired 1979.

Father: Arthur Thomson
Mother: Grace Watson
Wife: Los Brauer (m. 1952, div., one daughter)
Daughter: Deirdre
Wife: Mary (m. 1960, until his death, one son, two daughters)
Son: Andrew
Daughter: Fiona Stanway
Daughter: Peta Ann Prendergast

    Winner, British Open 1954
    Winner, British Open 1955
    Winner, British Open 1956
    Winner, British Open 1958
    Winner, British Open 1965
    Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews
    Australian Professional Golfers Association President (1962-94)
    World Golf Hall of Fame 1988
    Commander of the British Empire 1979
    Officer of the British Empire 1980
    Order of Australia 2001
    Risk Factors: Parkinson's

Author of books:
This Wonderful World of Golf (1969, sports, with Desmond Zwar)

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