Peter Thomson (golfer)
|Full name||Peter William Thomson|
|Born||23 August 1929|
|Died||20 June 2018 (aged 88)|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Children||Diana, Andrew, Peta-Ann, Fiona|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
Senior PGA Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Japan Golf Tour||1|
|PGA Tour of Australasia||33|
|Best results in Major Championships|
|The Masters Tournament||5th: 1957|
|U.S. Open||T4: 1956|
|The Open Championship||Won: 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1965|
|Achievements and awards|
|World Golf Hall of Fame||1988 (member page)|
|Arnold Palmer Award|
Thomson was born in Brunswick, a northern suburb of Melbourne, Australia. His Open Championship wins came in 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, and 1965. He was the only man to win the tournament for three consecutive years in the 20th century. Thomson died in Melbourne on 20 June 2018 from Parkinson's disease, aged 88.
- "Peter Thomson Turns Professional". The Chronicle. 91, (51, 183). South Australia. 21 April 1949. p. 38. Retrieved 22 February 2017 – via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
- "1954 Peter Thomson". The Open. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- "Golf loses a legend in Peter Thomson". The Sydney Morning Herald. 20 June 2018. Retrieved 20 June 2018.