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Tournament results: North & South Open

Results for the North & South Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Bolt, Tommy

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the (50th and last) North & South Open (Nov 7-11). Second-placed John Barnum (USA) finished 3 shots behind 33-year-old Tommy Bolt (USA), who recorded the first of his 15 PGA Tour wins. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1950
America
275 (-13)
$1,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (Oct 31-Nov 3). Second-placed Johnny Palmer (USA) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Sam Snead (USA), who recorded the last of his three wins in this event. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1949
America
274 (-14)
$1,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (Nov 2-4). Second-placed Johnny Bulla (USA) finished shots behind Sam Snead (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1948
America
Penna, Toney
285 (-3)
$1,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Penna, Toney

Score

285 (-3)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (Nov 2-5). Second-placed Julius Boros (USA, amateur) and defending champion Sam Snead (USA) finished 2 shots behind Toney Penna (Italy/USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Turnesa, Jim

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (Nov 4-6). Second-placed George Schoux (USA) finished 6 shots behind Jim Turnesa (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1946
America
282 (-6)
$1,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hogan, Ben

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (Nov 5-7). Second-placed Sam Snead (USA) and Mike Turnesa (USA) finished 2 shots behind Ben Hogan (USA), who recorded the last of his three wins in this event. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Middlecoff, Cary

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (Nov 6-8). Second-placed Densmore "Denny" Shute (USA) finished 5 shots behind 24-year-old Cary Middlecoff (USA, amateur), who recorded the first of his 39 PGA Tour wins. Army dentist Middlecoff became the first (and only) amateur to win this prestigious event. The first place prize money of $1,000 went to Shute. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hamilton, Bob

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 14-16). Second-placed and defending champion Bobby Cruickshank (Scot) finished 7 shots behind 28-year-old Bob Hamilton (USA), who recorded the first of his five PGA Tour wins. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1943
America
Cruickshank, Bobby
292 (+4)
$450
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cruickshank, Bobby

Score

292 (+4)

Prize money

$450

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 23-25; only golfers aged 38 years or over and those in military services were eligible to compete). Second-placed Joe Kirkwood Sr (Aus) finished 1 shot behind 48-year-old Bobby Cruickshank (Scot). Cruickshank recorded the last of his three wins in this event, coming 17 years after his first and 16 years after his second North & South Open titles. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1942
America
271 (-17)
$1,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hogan, Ben

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 24-26). Second-placed and defending champion Sam Snead (USA) finished 5 shots behind Ben Hogan (USA), who won this event for the second time in three years. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1941
America
277 (-11)
$1,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Snead, Sam

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 18-20). Second-placed Clayton Heafner (USA) finished 3 shots behind Sam Snead (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1940
America
277 (-11)
$1,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hogan, Ben

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 19-21). Second-placed Sam Snead (USA) finished 3 shots behind 27-year-old wire-to-wire winner Ben Hogan (USA), who won his first individual PGA Tour title. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nelson, Byron

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 21-23). Second-placed Horton Smith (USA) finished 2 shots behind Byron Nelson (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ghezzi, Vic

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 23-25). Second-placed Paul Runyan (USA) finished 6 shots behind Vic Ghezzi (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Smith, Horton

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 23-25). Second-placed Paul Runyan (USA) finished 3 shots behind Horton Smith (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Picard, Henry

Score

288 (E)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 24-28). Henry Picard (USA) beat Ray Mangrum (USA) in an 18-hole Saturday playoff (Smith 72, Mangrum 77), to win this event for the second time in three years. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Runyan, Paul

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 27-29). Second-placed Felix Serafin (USA) finished 8 shots behind Paul Runyan (USA). [No.2 Course (par-71), Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Picard, Henry

Score

283 (-1)

Prize money

$1,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 28-30). Second-placed Horton Smith (USA), "Lighthorse" Harry Cooper (Eng/USA) and George Dunlap (USA, amateur) finished 3 shots behind 27-year-old Henry Picard (USA), who recorded his first significant win on the professional circuit. [No.2 Course (par-71), Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1933
America
Kirkwood Sr, Joe
277 (-7)
$1,200
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kirkwood Sr, Joe

Score

277 (-7)

Prize money

$1,200

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 27-29). Second-placed "Lighthorse" Harry Cooper (Eng/USA) finished 5 shots behind Joe Kirkwood Sr (Aus). [No.2 Course (par-71), Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1932
America
Golden, Johnny
286 (+2)
$1,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Golden, Johnny

Score

286 (+2)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 24-27). Johnny Golden (USA) beat Craig Wood (USA) in an 18-hole Saturday playoff (Golden 74, Wood 78). [No.2 Course (par-71), Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1931
America
Cox, Wiffy
288 (+4)
$1,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cox, Wiffy

Score

288 (+4)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 26-28). 34-year-old Wilfred H. "Wiffy" Cox (USA) beat Joe Turnesa (USA) in a 9-hole playoff (Cox 36, Turnesa 37), to win his first individual PGA Tour title. The playoff followed immediately after Saturday's final round. [No.2 Course (par-71), Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Runyan, Paul

Score

291 (+7)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 27/28). Second-placed Frank Walsh (USA) finished 2 shots behind 21-year-old Paul Runyan (USA), who recorded his first significant professional tour win. [No.2 Course (par-71), Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Smith, Horton

Score

287 (-1)

Prize money

$700

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 26/27). Second-placed Tommy Armour (Scot/USA) finished 2 shots behind Horton Smith (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Burke, Billy

Score

291 (+3)

Prize money

$500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 29-31). Second-placed Tommy Armour (Scot/USA) finished 5 shots behind Billy Burke (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1927
America
Cruickshank, Bobby
285 (-3)
$500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cruickshank, Bobby

Score

285 (-3)

Prize money

$500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (Mar 31/Apr 1). Second-placed Walter Hagen (USA) finished shots behind defending champion Bobby Cruickshank (Scot). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1926
America
Cruickshank, Bobby
293 (+5)
$500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Cruickshank, Bobby

Score

293 (+5)

Prize money

$500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 1/2). Second-placed Tom Harmon Jr (USA), Arthur Yates (USA, amateur) and defending champion Macdonald "Mac" Smith (Scot/USA) finished 1 shot behind Bobby Cruickshank (Scot). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Smith, Macdonald

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 1/2). Second-placed and defending champion Walter Hagen (USA) finished 8 shots behind Macdonald "Mac" Smith (Scot/USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hagen, Walter

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

$300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 30/31). Second-placed Cyril Walker (Eng/USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Walter Hagen (USA). Walker finished second to Hagen in this event a year earlier, also by the same margin of two shots. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hagen, Walter

Score

289

Prize money

$300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 29-31). Second-placed Cyril Walker (Eng/USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Walter Hagen (USA). Saturday's final 36-holes were washed out and played on Sunday. This was Hagen's third PGA Tour win in as many weeks. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina; opening 36-holes on No.3 Course].

1922
America
O'Hara, Pat
220
$300
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

O'Hara, Pat

Score

220

Prize money

$300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (Mar 31/Apr 1). Second-placed Clarence Hackney (Scot/USA) finished 4 shots behind Pat O'Hara (Ire; also know as Paddy O'Hare). Friday's opening 36-holes cut to 18 due to heavy afternoon rain; event reduced to 54 holes. [No.2 Course (final 36-holes), Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina; opening round on No.3 Course; second round on No.3 cancelled due to rain].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hutchison, Jock

Score

291

Prize money

$300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 1/2). Second-placed George Fotheringham (Scot/USA) and defending champion Fred McLeod (Scot/USA) finished 4 shots behind Jock Hutchison (Scot). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina; opening 36-holes on No.3 Course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

McLeod, Fred

Score

293

Prize money

$300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 29/30). Second-placed Clarence Hackney (Scot/USA) and Walter Hagen (USA) finished 1 shot behind Fred McLeod (Scot/USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina; opening 36-holes on No.3 Course].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Barnes, Jim

Score

298

Prize money

$300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 28/29). Second-placed Mike Brady (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jim Barnes (Eng). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hagen, Walter

Score

293

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 29/30; first time as a 72-hole event). Second-placed Emmet French (USA) and Jim Barnes (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Walter Hagen (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1917
America
Brady, Mike
141
$150
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Brady, Mike

Score

141

Prize money

$150

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 31; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed Fred McLeod (Scot/USA) finished 2 shots behind Mike Brady (USA), who sunk a 30-foot putt at the last to seal his win. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Barnes, Jim

Score

144

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 1; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed Clarence Hackney (Scot/USA) and Tom Kerrigan (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jim Barnes (Eng). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ross, Alec

Score

146

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 27; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed Francis Ouimet (USA, amateur) finished 3 shots behind Alexander "Alec" Ross (Scot), who recorded the last of his six wins in this event. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicholls, Gil

Score

145

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 28; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed John McDermott (USA) finished 2 shots behind Gilbert "Gil" Nicholls (Eng/USA), who recorded his second win in this event. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

McNamara, Tom

Score

146

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 29; 36-hole one-day event). Mike Brady (USA) and John "Jack" Dowling (USA) finished in second place 4 shots behind defending champion Tom McNamara (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

McNamara, Tom

Score

144

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 1; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed Charles E. "Chick" Evans Jr (USA, amateur) finished 4 shots behind Tom McNamara (USA). [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Nicholls, Gil

Score

141

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 27; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed Donald Ross (Scot/USA) finished 7 shots behind Gilbert "Gil" Nicholls (Eng/USA). Defending champion and Donald's brother Alec Ross finished a further three shots back in third. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ross, Alec

Score

141

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (March 28; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed Gilbert "Gil" Nicholls (Eng/USA) finished 3 shots behind Alexander "Alec" Ross (Scot), who recorded the fifth of his six wins in this even. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

McLeod, Fred

Score

148

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 3; 36-hole open event, held alongside the ninth edition of the United North & South Amateur Championship). Second-placed Gilbert "Gil" Nicholls (Eng/USA) finished 4 shots behind Fred McLeod (Scot/USA). The first time in its eight-year history that this open event was not won by Donald Ross or his younger brother Alec. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ross, Alec

Score

143

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 4; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed Bernard "Ben" Nicholls (Eng/USA; older brother of Gilbert "Gil" Nicholls) finished 7 shots behind defending champion Alexander "Alec" Ross (Scot), who recorded the fourth of his six wins in this event. Alec's brother Donald Ross was 3 shots further back in third. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ross, Alec

Score

152

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 6; 36-hole one-day event). Reversing the first-second order of the previous two years, Donald Ross (Scot/USA) finished in second place behind his younger brother Alexander "Alec" Ross (Scot), who recorded his third win in this event. [No.1 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ross, Donald

Score

146

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 7; 36-hole one-day event). For the second straight year, Alexander "Alec" Ross (Scot) finished in second place behind his older brother Donald Ross (Scot/USA), who recorded the third of his three wins in this event. [No.1 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ross, Donald

Score

146

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 8; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed Alexander "Alec" Ross (Scot) finished 6 shots behind his older brother Donald Ross (Scot/USA), who won this event for the second time in three years. [No.1 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ross, Alec

Score

152

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 9; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed Jack Hobens (Scot/USA) finished 5 shots behind Alexander "Alec" Ross (Scot) in a 16-hole playoff (Ross 69, Hobens 74). Both players were tied after the 36-holes of regulation play on 152. Ross won this event for the second time in three years. [No.1 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ross, Donald

Score

147

Prize money

$50

Title sponsor

x

Played as the North & South Open (April 1; 36-hole one-day event). Jack Jolly (Scot/USA) finished in second place behind Donald Ross (Scot/USA). [No.1 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ross, Alec

Score

75

Prize money

$50

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural North & South Open (April 11; 36-hole one-day event). Second-placed Donald Ross (Scot/USA) finished 2 shots behind his younger brother Alexander "Alec" Ross (Scot). [No.1 Course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

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