Who's who: Andrew Strath

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Who's who: Andrew Strath

  • Name:

    Andrew Anderson Strath
  • Country:

  • Lived:

    [1836-1868]. Born on March 1, 1937 in St Andrews, Fife. Died on Feb 23, 1868 in Prestwick, Ayrshire (aged 30).
  • Original/Home Club:

    St Andrews, Fife
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:


Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): The Open (1865)

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Strath shot 162 at The Open played at Prestwick in 1865, an event played in three rounds of 12 holes per round. His winning score card is the earliest to survive. He died of tuberculosis at the age of 32.

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Strath, Andrew



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The Open Championship (6th) (Sept 14). Second-placed Willie Park (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Strath (Scot). [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

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