Who is Gordon Brand Jnr
Gordon Brand Jnr was a professional Scottish golfer, who played on the European Tour has died at the age of 60.
|Birth Date||19th August 1958|
|Birth Place||Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom|
|Death Date||1st August 2019|
|Current tour||European Senior Tour|
|Net Worth||Update Soon|
Gordon Brand Jnr Bio
He was born on 19th August 1958 and died on 1st August 2019 at the age of 60. Gordon was born in Kirkcaldy and represented Scotland internationally but lived in Bristol.
Dreadful news about Gordon Brand Jnr.Fantastic guy and golfer, one of the great characters of our sport.Deepest sympathies to all his family. Live is short folks,enjoy it.
— Gary murphy (@Garymurphy62) August 1, 2019
Gordon Brand Jnr Parents, Carrer
Gordon is the son of Gordon Brand Snr, who was a club professional from Bristol.
He turned professional in 1981 with a handicap of plus 1 and quickly achieved success.
Gordon won that year’s European Tour Qualifying School and went on to win two European Tour events in his rookie season.
Gordon went on to accumulate eight wins on the tour in total, the last of them in 1993. He also won the 1988 West End South Australian Open.
Gordon made the top ten on the European Tour Order of Merit six times, with the best placing of fourth in 1987.
He last made the top one hundred on the Order of Merit in the 2000 season, during which he turned forty-two.
He also played Walker Cup amateur team competition in 1979.
Brand Junior played in two Ryder Cups, making his debut in 1987. when Europe won in America for the first time before helping to retain the trophy two years later at The Belfry.
He worked as an on-course commentator at last month’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush.
The 60-year-old remained active on the European Staysure Tour, competing at the Swiss Senior Open last month.
Death and Cause
Former European Ryder Cup player Gordon Brand Junior has died on 1st August 2019 at age 60.
— Martin Dewhurst (@martin_dewhurst) August 1, 2019
Sad news from the world of golf this morning as former Ryder Cup winner Gordon Brand Jnr has died aged 60https://t.co/UedT9oFNR5
— Sporting Life (@SportingLife) August 1, 2019
We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Gordon Brand Jnr. Our deepest sympathies are with his family at this time. pic.twitter.com/DMGEzthDBQ
— Staysure Tour (@StaysureTour) August 1, 2019