Senior Service Tournament

Senior Service Tournament
Tournament information
Location United Kingdom
Established 1962
Final year 1966
Final champion
Cobie Legrange

The Senior Service Tournament was a professional golf tournament. The event was played from 1962 and 1966 and was sponsored by Gallaher Ltd, a tobacco company which made Senior Service cigarettes.


Year Winner Country Venue Score Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up Winner's
share (£)
1962 Neil Coles  England Dalmahoy Golf Club
(and Ratho Park Golf Club)
277 1 stroke South Africa Denis Hutchinson
Australia Kel Nagle
Australia Peter Thomson
2,000 [1]
1963 Dave Ragan  United States Dalmahoy Golf Club 271 2 strokes England Peter Alliss 2,000 [2]
1964: No tournament
1965 Christy O'Connor Snr  Ireland Dalmahoy Golf Club 203 1 stroke Republic of Ireland Hugh Boyle
United States Jacky Cupit
2,000 [3]
1966 Cobie Legrange  South Africa Northumberland Golf Club 272 2 strokes United States Claude King 2,500 [4]

The 1965 event was reduced to 54 holes because of bad weather. The first round was abandoned while the second round was played on the short West Course at Dalmahoy.


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