Gordon J. Brand facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsGordon J. Brand
|Full name||Gordon John Brand|
6 August 1955|
|Died||11 August 2020(aged 65)|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Spouse||Lyn Brand (m.1979)|
|Children||Marylyn, Elizabeth Jane|
|Former tour(s)||European Tour
European Senior Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|European Seniors Tour||5|
|Best results in Major Championships
|The Masters Tournament||DNP|
|U.S. Open||CUT: 1989|
|The Open Championship||2nd: 1986|
Gordon John Brand (6 August 1955 – 11 August 2020) was an English professional golfer.
Brand turned professional in 1976 and enjoyed full playing privileges on the European Tour for 20 years.
During his time on tour, he finished inside the top 30 on the Order of Merit seven times and inside the top 100 16 times.
His highest ranking came in 1986, fifth place, in which year he finished as runner-up to Greg Norman in the Open Championship at Turnberry. In 1981, he won the Tooting Bec Cup after posting a round of 65.
Brand died on 11 August 2020 at the age of 65, following a short illness.
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