Alan Murray (golfer)

Alan Albert Murray (born 17 June 1940)[1] is an Australian professional golfer.

Murray was born in Sydney. He played golf worldwide, winning 76 tournaments including the 1962 French Open, the 1961 Australian PGA Championship and the 1967 Australian Wills Masters.[1] He was the 1961 Australian PGA Order of Merit winner. In his only start in a major championship, he finished tied for 19th in the 1964 Open Championship.

Murray represented Australia in the 1967 World Cup at Mexico City.[1]

Murray is a Life Member of the PGA of Australia[2] since 2005 and a co-founder, former president and Life Member of the Singapore PGA.[1]

Murray is now the principal director of Champions Golf Academy, and has been coaching players of all standards in South East Asia for the past 36 years.[2]

Murray is on the List of Old Falconians, who are the alumni of North Sydney Boys High School.

Tournament wins (76)

Australian wins (21)

European wins (2)

Asian wins (8)

Other wins (43)

  • 1973 19th D.S.R.A International Tournament
  • 1971 Wills Pro-Am
  • 1969 Cromer Open, Mona Vale Pro Am, Strathfield Open, Rotarua Open, Queenstown Open, Mudgee Open
  • 1967 Chatswood Open
  • 1965 Devonport Purse, Eastlakes Cup, Long Reef Pro Am, Mt Lofty Pro Am, Northern Rivers Pro-am, Rockhampton Open, Singapore Open Pro-Am, Carnarvon Purse
  • 1964 Oatlands Cup, Singapore Open Pro-Am, Richmond Purse, Roseville Purse, McKay Open
  • 1963 Liquor Trades Tournament, Kilara Cup, Ashlar Cup
  • 1962 Belmont Purse, Roseville Purse, Manley Purse, St Michaels Purse
  • 1961 NSW Jubilee Open, Pymble Cup, Killara Cup, Stockton Pro am, Kempsey Pro am, Asquith Cup, Yarrawonga Open, Dimboola pro am, Oatlands Purse, Richmond Purse
  • 1960 Strathfield Purse, Albury Open, Lismore Open
  • 1959 Victoria Park Purse
  • 1958 Roseville Gold Mashie Cup, PGA Golf Assistants State Championships

Team appearances

See also


  1. ^ a b c d Asian Senior Masters profile Archived 7 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Champions Golf Academy profile
1961 in Australia

The following lists events that happened during 1961 in Australia.

Alan Murray

Alan Murray may refer to:

Alan Murray (footballer) (born 1949), English football manager

Alan Robert Murray, sound editor

Alan Murray (golfer) (born 1940), Australian golfer

List of Old Falconians

This is a list of those Old Falconians with articles in Wikipedia or who are obviously qualified for one, who are the alumni of North Sydney Boys High School. The Old Falconians Union is the alumni body of the school. The name "Old Falconians" is derived from Falcon Street which is the address of the school. All those who attended the School are included, even if they were only on the roll for a short amount of time.

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