Who's who: Alex Herd

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  • Photo of Alex Herd
  • Photo of Alex Herd
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  • Photo of Alex Herd

Who's who: Alex Herd

  • Name:

    Alexander "Sandy" Herd
  • Country:

    Scotland
  • Lived:

    [1868-1944]. Born on April 24, 1868 in St Andrews, Fife. Died on Feb 18, 1944 in Moor Park, Hertfordshire (aged 75).
  • Original/Home Club:

    St Andrews, Fife
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): The Open (1902)

Did you know?

Brother of Fred Herd (who won the US Open in 1898).

Top tournaments won by Alex Herd

1926
Europe
38th hole
£300
News of the World

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Herd, Alex

Score

38th hole

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

News of the World

Played as the News of the World Match Play (Sept 21-24). Alexander 'Sandy' Herd (Scot) beat Jack Bloxham (Eng) at the 38th hole in the final. Herd recorded his second win in this event, coming 20 years after his first. [Royal Mid-Surrey GC, Richmond, Surrey].

1906
Europe
8 & 7
£100
News of the World

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Herd, Alex

Score

8 & 7

Prize money

£100

Title sponsor

News of the World

Played as the News of the World Match Play (Oct 2-4). Herd (Scot) beat Charles Mayo (Eng) 8 and 7 in the 36-hole final. [Notts GC, Hollinwell, nr Mansfield, England].

1902
Majors
307
£30
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Herd, Alex

Score

307

Prize money

£30

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (42nd) (June 4/5). Second-placed Harry Vardon (Jersey) and James Braid (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Alex (Sandy) Herd (Scot). [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].

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