Who's who: George Sargent

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Who's who: George Sargent

  • Name:

    George Jonathan Sargent
  • Country:

    England
  • Lived:

    [1882-1962]. Born on Aug 2, 1882 in Brockham, Surrey. Died on June 18, 1962 in Atlanta, Georgia (aged 79).
  • Original/Home Club:

    Epsom Downs GC
  • Occupation:

    Club pro and professional golfer; President, PGA of America (1921-26).
  • Turned Pro:

    1899

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Open (1909).

Did you know?

After serving as the club professional at Dewsbury GC in England, Sargent moved to Canada to become the professional at Royal Ottawa GC. Subsequently in his career he was appointed the head professional at a number of prestigious clubs, including Scioto CC in Columbus, OH (1912-24), Interlachen CC in Minneapolis (1924-28), Chevy Chase Club in Maryland (1928-32) and East Lake GC in Atlanta (1932-47).

Top tournaments won by George Sargent

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sargent, George

Score

299

Prize money

$100

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Canadian Open (Aug 8/9). Second-placed Jim Barnes (Eng) finished 3 shots behind George Sargent (Eng). [Rosedale GC, Toronto, Ont.].

1909
Majors
Englewood
290
$300
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Sargent, George

Venue

Englewood

Score

290

Prize money

$300

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (15th) (June 24/25). Second-placed Tom McNamara (USA) finished 4 shots behind Sargent (Eng). [Englewood GC, Englewood, NJ. Course no longer exists].

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