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Full name  Eric James Cremin
U.S. Open  DNP
Died  December 29, 1973
Nationality  Australia
The Open Championship  16th: 1951

Status  Professional
Name  Eric Cremin
PGA tour of australasia wins  25
Masters Tournament  DNP
Role  Golfer
Professional wins  25
Eric Cremin Eric Cremin 50 Year Old Golfer Has Record 66 Wazee Digital
Born  15 June 1914 Mascot, New South Wales, Australia (1914-06-15)

Former tours  PGA Tour of Australasia

Eric James Cremin (15 June 1914 – 29 December 1973) was an Australian professional golfer who, later in his career, was instrumental in the establishment of the Asian golf circuit.

Cremin was born in Mascot, New South Wales. He played mostly in Australasia, only occasionally travelling to Europe to compete, but enjoyed great success on the Australian circuit, including victories in the 1949 Australian Open and the 1937 and 1938 Australian PGA Championship. After World War II, Cremin was runner-up in the Australian PGA Championship a further seven times, including 1946 to 1948 consecutively.

In 1959, Cremin and a Welsh international golfer, Kim Hall, had the idea of establishing a tournament in Hong Kong to provide an additional event for the Australian professionals who were travelling to play in the Philippine Open. The event was a great success, and within a few years, similar tournaments had begun in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and Japan, and the Asian circuit had become firmly established.

Cremin died of a heart attack while playing golf in Singapore.

PGA Tour of Australasia (25)

  • 1937 Australian PGA Championship, New South Wales PGA
  • 1938 Australian PGA Championship, New South Wales PGA
  • 1946 Queensland Open, Victorian PGA Championship
  • 1947 New South Wales PGA, Victorian PGA Championship
  • 1948 Queensland Open
  • 1949 Australian Open, New South Wales Open, Victorian PGA Championship, Western Australia Open
  • 1950 New South Wales Open, Queensland Open, Adelaide Advertiser Tournament, McWilliam's Wines Tournament, New South Wales PGA
  • 1951 Adelaide Advertiser Tournament
  • 1954 New South Wales PGA, Western Australia Open
  • 1955 Ampol Tournament
  • 1956 Queensland Open
  • 1957 Queensland Open
  • 1960 Adelaide Advertiser Tournament
  • References

    Eric Cremin Wikipedia


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