Fred Bullock (golfer)

Fred Bullock
Personal information
Full name George Frederick Bullock
Born (1918-08-12)12 August 1918
Warwickshire, England
Died November 2006 (aged 88)
Barnet, London, England
Nationality  England
Status Professional
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T2: 1959
PGA Championship DNP

George Frederick Bullock (12 August 1918 – November 2006) was an English professional golfer. He died from motor neurone disease. He finished in the top-10 four times in The Open Championship: T-8 in 1938, T-7 in 1950, 8th in 1952, and T-2 in 1959.[1]

Until late 1946 he was an assistant professional at Holyhead Golf Club on Anglesey, Wales where his father George was the professional. Aged 17, he was runner-up in the 1936 Welsh Professional Championship at Prestatyn, behind Fred Lloyd. After two years as professional at Otley Golf Club he became playing assistant professional at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club and then the professional at Glasgow Golf Club in late 1950. At the end of 1955 he moved to Moortown Golf Club. He was later the club professional at Prestwick St Ninians, Caird Park Golf Club and Largs Golf Club.

He had two children: Sandra, who caddied for him in the 1959 Open,[2] and Freida.[3]

Results in major championships

Tournament 1937 1938 1939
The Open Championship CUT T8 CUT
Tournament 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
The Open Championship NT NT NT NT NT NT T34 T15 CUT CUT
Tournament 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
The Open Championship T7 CUT 8 CUT T47 DNP CUT CUT DNP T2
Tournament 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
The Open Championship DNP CUT DNP T46 CUT

Bullock only played in The Open Championship.
NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.


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