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Peter McEvoy OBE

Peter McEvoyPeter McEvoy OBE was a leading British amateur golfer for many years, and is now a golf course designer, golf administrator, and golf writer.

He won The Amateur Championship in both 1977 and 1978, which kicked off an impressive amateur golf career spanning 26 years at the highest level of the amateur game. Sporting Concepts.

Highlights have included:

  • Most capped English golfer (153 appearances)
  • Highest career win ratio in internationals of any British amateur golfer
  • Winner of Amateur Championship on two occasions
  • Winner of individual event in World Amateur Championships and European Championship (twice)
  • Captained England to a record 5 successive Home International victories
  • Winner of Golf Writers award
  • Making the cut in The Masters in 1978, a feat that remains unique for a British amateur through 2004
  • 5 times Walker Cup player
  • The only person to have played in the winning team, to have captained the winning team and to have won the individual trophy in the World Championships
  • Winning Captain of the 1999 & 2001 Walker Cup side
  • 1999 Winner of Gerald Micklem Trophy
  • Awarded O.B.E. in Queen's New Year's Honours List of 2003
  • Co-creator of PowerPlay Golf (with David Piggins, CEO of Playgolf Holdings Plc)

We asked Peter a number of questions about his life and career:

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