Australian golfer Kelvin David George Nagle died

Kelvin David George Nagle, winner of British Open in 1960 died on 29 January 2015 in Sydney at the age of 94. He held a record of winning 61 tournaments on the Australasian PGA tour.

Created On: Jan 29, 2015 09:40 IST

Australia’s former golfer Kelvin David George Nagle died on 29 January 2015 in Sydney's Mona Vale Hospital after battling poor health. He was 94.

Born in North Sydney on 21 December 1920, Nagle was the winner of the British Open (the Open Championship) at St. Andrews in 1960. He held a record of winning 61 tournaments on the Australasian PGA tour after turning professional in 1946.


He had the incredible record of winning a tournament every year from 1949 to 1975. Nagle's first big win came at the 1949 Australian PGA championship, which he went on to win further five times.

In November 2007, he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

 

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