Name:Hermon Densmore "Denny" Shute
Lived:[1904-1974]. Born on Oct 25, 1904 in Cleveland, Ohio. Died on May 13, 1974 in Akron, Ohio (aged 69).
PGA of America
The US PGA Championship (20th) (May 26-30). Defending champion Densmore "Denny" Shute (USA) beat Harold "Jug" McSpaden (USA) 1-up after 37 holes in the final. [Pittsburgh Field Club, Pittsburgh, PA].
The US PGA Championship (19th) (Nov 17-22). Densmore "Denny" Shute (USA) beat Jimmy Thomson (USA) 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final. [No.2 Course, Pinehurst Resort, NC].
The Open Championship (68th) (July 5-7). Densmore "Denny" Shute (USA) beat Craig Wood (USA) in a 36-hole playoff: Shute 149, Wood 154. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
Played as the Miami Biltmore Open (Nov 27-29; the second of two Miami Biltmore Opens played in 1932). Second-placed Johnny Revolta (USA) finished 1 shots behind Densmore "Denny" Shute (USA). [The Biltmore, Coral Gables, Miami, FL; at the time known as the Miami Biltmore CC].
Played as the Texas Open (Jan 31-Feb 2). Second-placed Ed Dudley (USA), Abe Espinosa (USA) and Neal McIntyre (USA) finished 3 shots behind Densmore "Denny" Shute (USA). Playing in his first professional tournament, a 17-year-old caddy named Ben Hogan from Fort Worth, Texas missed the cut. [Brackenridge Park GC, San Antonio, TX].
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 10-14). Second-placed Bobby Cruickshank (Scot) and Horton Smith (USA) finished 4 shots behind Shute (USA), who recorded his first win in a significant national tournament. Tuesday finish required after event disrupted by heavy rain. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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