|Full name||Edmund Ross Whitehead|
|Born||19 April 1934|
|Died||4 October 1999 (aged 65)|
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, England
|Former tour(s)||European Tour|
European Seniors Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships|
|The Open Championship||T12: 1962|
Edmund Ross Whitehead (19 April 1934 – 4 October 1999) was an English professional golfer. His most successful year was 1962 when he won the Wentworth Foursomes, Sunningdale Foursomes and the Gor-Ray Cup, tied for 12th in the 1962 Open Championship and reached the final of the News of the World Match Play. His only win in a major tournament was the 1972 John Player Trophy.
While an assistant at Walton Heath Golf Club, Whitehead won the 1958 Coombe Hill Assistants' Tournament. In 1962 he moved to Banstead Downs Golf Club and won the Gor-Ray Cup, the Assistants' Championship, by 6 strokes.
Professional wins (6)
European Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||27 May 1972||John Player Trophy||+6 (74-71-69-72=286)||1 stroke||Peter Butler, Vince Hood|
Other wins (5)
- 1957 Sunningdale Foursomes (with Brian Huggett)
- 1958 Coombe Hill Assistants' Tournament
- 1962 Wentworth Foursomes (with Martin Christmas), Sunningdale Foursomes (with Neil Coles), Gor-Ray Cup
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||CUT||CUT||T12||CUT||CUT||CUT|
|The Open Championship||CUT||CUT||CUT||CUT|
Note: Whitehead only played in The Open Championship.
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
- "Brown fights back to match-play title – Second win in three years". The Glasgow Herald. 10 September 1962. p. 4.
- "Whitehead wins assistants' event". The Glasgow Herald. 31 May 1958. p. 7.
- "Assistants' title for Whitehead". The Times. 15 June 1962. p. 5.
- "Whitehead's win something special". The Glasgow Herald. 29 May 1972. p. 5.
- "Ernie Jones". The Glasgow Herald. 21 May 1984. p. 14.
- "Past PGA Captains". PGA.