|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Sydney Simeon Scott|
December 20, 1913|
Brampton, Carlisle, England
April 22, 1985 71) (aged|
Chobham, Surrey, England
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||CUT: 1962|
|The Open Championship||T2: 1954|
Sydney Simeon Scott (20 December 1913 – 22 April 1985) was an English professional golfer. He is best known for being runner-up in the 1954 Open Championship and for being a member of the British 1955 Ryder Cup team. He won the PGA Seniors Championship in 1964.
He played in the 1938 Daily Mail Tournament at Northumberland Golf Club, making the cut. His first Open Championship was in 1939 where he finished tied for 11th in the qualifying competition. Scoring 76 and 77 he missed the cut by three strokes. In late 1939, he finished second in the northern qualifying competition for the News of the World Match Play, which was subsequently cancelled.
Before World War II, he was the professional at Hartlepool Golf Club and then after the war at Carlisle Golf Club. In 1958 he moved to the Roehampton Club where he was professional until 1980 when he was succeeded by his son Alan.
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||CUT||NT||NT||NT||NT||NT||NT||CUT||CUT||DNP||CUT|
|The Open Championship||32||DNP||T9||T22||T2||T19||T28||T39||T34||4|
|The Open Championship||T9||T10||10||CUT||T19||CUT||DNP||CUT||CUT|
NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10
- Ryder Cup (representing Great Britain): 1955
- Joy Cup (representing the British Isles): 1954 (winners), 1955 (winners), 1956 (winners)
- Slazenger Trophy (representing Great Britain and Ireland): 1956 (winners)
- Amateurs–Professionals Match (representing the Professionals): 1956 (winners), 1960 (winners)
- "Forget Monty, meet Syd our own Ryder Cup hero". News and Star. 22 September 2006.
- "The "Daily Mail" tournament - Perry's victory". The Times. 9 April 1938. p. 6.
- "Golf - Open Championship". The Times. 5 July 1939. p. 7.
- "Golf - Open Championship - R. Burton leads". The Times. 7 July 1939. p. 4.
- "Golf - £1,250 tournament - W. H. Davies retains his form". The Times. 25 August 1939. p. 4.