Vaughan Somers

Vaughan Somers
Personal information
Full name Vaughan Somers
Born (1951-05-27) 27 May 1951
Queensland, Australia
Nationality  Australia
Status Professional
Former tour(s) PGA Tour of Australasia
European Tour
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour of Australasia 1
Other 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T21: 1986
PGA Championship DNP

Vaughan Somers (born 27 May 1951) is an Australian professional golfer.

Somers was born in Queensland, Australia, the son of bookmaker Alan Somers.

Somers had modest success as a professional golfer, but did win the 1985 Ford Dealers South Australian Open. He also had some other top three finishes including runner-up in both the 1983 KLM Dutch Open and the 1986 Victorian Open, and 3rd place in the 1987 Australian Masters.[1]

Somers played in multiple Open Championships, making the cut four times with his best finish a tie for 21st place in the 1986 Open Championship.[2]

Somers is now a father to two sons and has worked as the General Manager of the Melbourne Golf Academy (MGA), located on the Melbourne Sandbelt.

Professional wins (3)

PGA Tour of Australia (1)

Other wins

Results in major championships

Tournament 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987
The Open Championship T52 DNP DNP DNP CUT T45 CUT 60 T21 CUT

Note: Somers played in only The Open Championship.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = Missed the cut
"T" = Tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances


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