PGA Australia said, “The Two-time Australian Open golf champion Frank Phillips who is 90 years old died on Tuesday. He also won tournaments in Singapore and Kong Kong too.
They said, Phillips died on Tuesday at a nursing home in Bowral, south of Sydney, where he had stayed the last few years.
Frank Phillips totally won 23 tournaments worldwide including the Australian Open twice 1957 at Kingston Heath and 1961 at Victoria Golf Club. In the Australian Open he tied for second with Jack Nicklaus to finish behind Gary Player at the 1965. Phillips also won the New South Wales Open at five times and Singapore Open and the Hong Kong Open also.
Information about Frank Phillips
- Full name : Frank Stafford Phillips
- Born : 1932
- Died : 2 May 2023
- Sporting nationality : Australia
- Status : Professional
- Professional wins : 32
- Asian Tour : 5 (Asia Golf Circuit)
- PGA Tour of Aus : 23
- Other : 4