Due to his failing health and the Covid-19 pandemic, he commentated on the 2020 US Masters from his home at Hindhead, Surrey. Late on the final day, all matches had been completed except for the two singles matches involving Alliss against Jim Turnesa and 23-year-old Bernard Hunt against Dave Douglas. He died on December 5, 2020 in Hindhead, Surrey, England. Dougherty said: "I wish we could have taken him out there and shown him how difficult it was." You can't say stuff about windmills and clown's faces. It's just ridiculous. Peter himself turned professional in 1947, at the age of sixteen. ', 86-year-old commentator Peter Alliss was overhead off-mic saying that Sergio Garcia's fiancee Angela Akins had 'the shortest skirt on campus', A BBC spokesman said Alliss's comments about the skirt worn by Sergio Garcia's fiancee Angela Akins were 'a light-hearted remark which he now knows was inappropriate', One person demanded the BBC sack Alliss saying that he had ruined Garcia's moment. In October 1958, Alliss won the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese Opens in three successive weeks. Police chief's daughter breaks Covid rules at party, 'Nothing wrong with it! [13] This limited his golfing activities although he did play in a few tournaments during this period. His first course design partner was Dave Thomas, with whom he created over 50 courses, including The Belfry, which has staged the Ryder Cup several times and is now the home of the Professional Golfers' Association. Alliss's competitive career was almost over by the time the European Tour was formally established in 1972, but he played in some events in the Tour's early years, making his last appearance on the tour in 1974. Golf commentator Peter Alliss caused a fresh sexism row after he referred to the short skirt worn by the fiancee of Masters champion Sergio Garcia. Well known for his charismatic and witty demeanour, Peter Alliss is universally regarded as 'the voice of golf'.With a professional career starting in 1947, Peter won 31 professional titles, including 3 British PGA championships.He made his first appearance in the Ryder Cup in 1953, and with the exception of 1955, he represented the GB&I team until 1969. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Alliss played on eight Ryder Cup teams between 1953 and 1969 with a record of 10 wins, 15 losses and 5 halved matches. Alliss has been working for the BBC since 1961. Peter Alliss, known as the Voice of Golf, has died at the age of 89.. Alliss then went out of bounds at the 17th to give Turnesa the lead. [39], In May 2008, Alliss was involved in a heated exchange of views with English golfer Nick Dougherty over the course conditions at Wentworth Club during the BMW PGA Championship. His first television work was for the BBC at the 1961 Open Championship, when he was still a golfer who had competed in the tournament. [21] After this win Alliss had a disappointing season and although he finished tied for 5th in the Dunlop Masters, he was not chosen for the Ryder Cup team. Akins and Garcia, pictured left and right, have been together for almost two years and announced their engagement in January, Akins, pictured with Garcia, works for the Golf Channel as a reporter and is originally from Texas, 'Don't forget to be amazing' was the note that Akins left for her future husband on Sunday, 'She’s had a calming influence' her father said of Akins' effect on the golfer, Peter Alliss, pictured, has been in hot water before over controversial comments made on air. Peter scored 86 in his first qualifying round on the Championship course and failed to qualify. Alliss revealed that in 1993 he turned down an appointment as Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to golf.
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