Who's who: Arthur Havers

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Who's who: Arthur Havers

  • Name:

    Arthur Gladstone Havers
  • Country:

  • Lived:

    [1898-1980]. Born on June 10, 1898 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. Died on Dec 27, 1980 in Haslemere, Surrey (aged 82).
  • Original/Home Club:

    Royal Norwich GC
  • Occupation:

    Club pro and professional golfer.
  • Turned Pro:


Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): The Open (1923). Ryder Cup player (1927, '31, '33).

Did you know?

Havers time as a club professional was not restricted to one club. He held engagements at Moor Park and neighbouring Sandy Lodge in Hertfordshire, at West Lancashire GC, Coombe Hill near Kingston upon Thames, and in Essex at Frinton-on-Sea.

Top tournaments won by Arthur Havers



Winner (holder)

Havers, Arthur



Prize money


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The Open Championship (58th) (June 14-15). Second-placed Walter Hagen (USA) finished 1 shot behind Havers (Eng). [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].

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