Fred Bullock (golfer)
|— Golfer —|
|Full name||George Frederick Bullock|
12 August 1918|
November 2006 (aged 88)|
Barnet, London, England
|Best results in major championships|
|The Open Championship||T2: 1959|
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.
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.
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||CUT||T8||CUT|
|The Open Championship||NT||NT||NT||NT||NT||NT||T34||T15||CUT||CUT|
|The Open Championship||T7||CUT||8||CUT||T47||DNP||CUT||CUT||DNP||T2|
|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.
- "Fred Bullock". Golf Major Championships. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
- Brown, Tom (12 July 2012). "Golf: It was 1959 and the man in black was limbering up by doing fingertip press-ups; Tom Brown , who still plays Gary Player irons, recalls the day he watched the South African capture his first Major to herald a sparkling new era in golf". Daily Record. Glasgow, Scotland: The Free Library.
- O'Hagan, Paul (21 November 2006). "Fred Bullock Passes Away". Golf Monthly.