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Tournament results: All American Open

Results for the All American Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1957
America
Tam O'Shanter
273 (-15)
$3,500
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

De Vicenzo, Roberto

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$3,500

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Aug 1-5; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed Gene Littler (USA) finished 4 shots behind Roberto De Vicenzo (Arg). Monday finish required after Saturday's third round was delayed until Sunday due to rain. [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1956
America
Tam O'Shanter
278 (-10)
$3,420
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Harrison, Dutch

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$3,420

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Aug 2-5; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed Earl Stewart Jr (USA) finished 2 shots behind 46-year-old E.J. "Dutch" Harrison (USA). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1955
America
Tam O'Shanter
277 (-11)
$3,420
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ford, Doug

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$3,420

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Aug 4-7; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed Leo Biagetti (USA) finished 3 shots behind Doug Ford (USA). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1954
America
Tam O'Shanter
277 (-11)
$3,420
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Barber, Jerry

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$3,420

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Aug 5-8; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed Gene Littler (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jerry Barber (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1953
America
Tam O'Shanter
275 (-13)
$3,420
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mangrum, Lloyd

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$3,420

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Jul 30-Aug 2; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed Ted Kroll (USA) and defending champion Sam Snead (USA) finished 3 shots behind Lloyd Mangrum (USA). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1952
America
Tam O'Shanter
271 (-17)
$3,420
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$3,420

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Jul 31-Aug 3; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed Tommy Bolt (USA) finished 8 shots behind Sam Snead (USA). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1951
America
Tam O'Shanter
274 (-14)
$2,250
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Middlecoff, Cary

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$2,250

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Aug 2-5; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed Fred Hawkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind Cary Middlecoff (USA). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1950
America
Tam O'Shanter
282 (-6)
$2,500
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Locke, Bobby

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$2,500

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Aug 5-9; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Bobby Locke (S Africa) beat defending champion Lloyd Mangrum (USA) in an 18-hole Wednesday playoff (Locke 69, Mangrum 73). Mangrum was denied his third straight win in this event, which was played directly in front of the World Championship of Golf on the same course. [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1949
America
Tam O'Shanter
276 (-12)
$3,333
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mangrum, Lloyd

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$3,333

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Aug 5-9; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed Sam Snead (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Lloyd Mangrum (USA). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1948
America
Tam O'Shanter
277 (-11)
$5,000
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mangrum, Lloyd

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$5,000

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Aug 3-6; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed and defending champion Bobby Locke (S Africa) finished 2 shots behind Lloyd Mangrum (USA). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1947
America
Tam O'Shanter
276 (-12)
$7,000
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Locke, Bobby

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$7,000

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (July 3-8; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Bobby Locke (S Africa) beat Ed "Porky" Oliver (USA) in a 36-hole Mon/Tues playoff (Locke 140, Oliver 146). A PGA Tour "rookie" in 1947, this was Locke's fourth win in nine starts on the Tour, much to the growing annoyance of the American professionals. [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1946
America
Barron, Herman
Tam O'Shanter
280 (-8)
$10,500
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Barron, Herman

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$10,500

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (July 25-28; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed Ellsworth Vines Jr (USA) finished 1 shot behind wire-to-wire winner Herman Barron (USA). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1945
America
Tam O'Shanter
269 (-19)
$10,200
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nelson, Byron

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$10,200

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (July 26-30; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Second-placed Lt. Ben Hogan (USA) and Gene Sarazen (USA) finished 11 shots behind defending champion Byron Nelson (USA), who won this event for the fourth time in five years. [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1944
America
Tam O'Shanter
280 (-8)
$10,100
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nelson, Byron

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$10,100

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (Aug 25-28; aka the Tam O'Shanter; the biggest first-prize ever bestowed in world golf). Second-placed Ed Dudley (USA) finished 5 shots behind Byron Nelson (USA). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1943
America
Tam O'Shanter
282 (-6)
$2,000
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

McSpaden, Harold

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the All American Open (July 22-25; aka the Tam O'Shanter). Harold "Jug" McSpaden (USA) beat Buck White (USA) in an 18-hole Monday playoff (McSpaden 71, White 72). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1942
America
Tam O'Shanter
280 (-8)
$2,500
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nelson, Byron

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$2,500

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the Tam O'Shanter Open (July 23-27). Defending champion Byron Nelson (USA) beat Clayton Heafner (USA) in an 18-hole Monday playoff (Nelson 67, Heafner 71). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

1941
America
Tam O'Shanter
278 (-10)
$2,000
George S. May

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nelson, Byron

Venue

Tam O'Shanter

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

George S. May

Played as the inaugural Tam O'Shanter Open (Sept 4-7). Second-placed Ben Hogan (USA) and Leonard Dodson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Byron Nelson (USA). [Tam O'Shanter CC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL; now the municipal Tam O'Shanter Golf Course].

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