Charles McIlvenny

Charles McIlvenny
Personal information
Born 1897
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
Nationality  England
Status Professional
Professional wins 5
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T44: 1930
PGA Championship DNP

Charles McIlvenny (born 1897) was an English-born professional golfer. McIlvenny was a professional at West Middlesex and Sudbury in the early 1920s. He reached the third round of the News of the World Match Play in 1924, losing to Ernest Whitcombe, and emigrated to South Africa soon afterwards to become the professional at Port Elizabeth. He won the 1932 South African Open Championship and the South African PGA Championship four times between 1927 and 1932. He returned to England in 1930 and played in the Open Championship. In 1934 he was married in Port Elizabeth to Barbara Kingsmill Hopkins (nee Christian).[1]

Professional wins

Results in major championships

Tournament 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930
The Open Championship T50 T53 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T44

Note: McIlvenny only played in The Open Championship.

DNP = Did not play
"T" indicates a tie for a place


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