Australian Peter Thomson won all over the globe during a career that lasted more than four decades. He won 88 tournaments in all, including the national championships in ten different countries. More importantly, he won the Open Championship five times during his career, a run that included three consecutive championships from 1954-1956.
Peter Thomson of Australia is one of four men who have won the British Open five times. He won the tournament in 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958 and 1965. Thomson and Greg Norman are the only Australian players to ever win the British Open multiple times.
Peter Thompson (born 27 November 1942) is an English former born in , , who made 560 appearances in playing for , and . He played as an for the Liverpool team which had major successes in the 1960s, and was 16 times for . Known for his speedy and electric style of play.
Peter Thomson completed core surgical training in London in October 2015 and is currently on secondment as a National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow based at the Health and Social Care Information Centre.