Who's who: Jack White

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Who's who: Jack White

  • Name:

    John "Jack" White
  • Country:

  • Lived:

    [1873-1949]. Born on Aug 15, 1873 in Whitekirk, East Lothian. Died on March 24, 1949 in Musselburgh, East Lothian (aged 75).
  • Original/Home Club:

    North Berwick GC
  • Occupation:

    Club pro, professional golfer and clubmaker; golf course designer.
  • Turned Pro:


Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): The Open (1904).

Golf course design

West Hill GC, Surrey (with Willie Park Jr).

Did you know?

White was the first club professional at the prestigious Sunningdale GC in Berkshire, a post he held for over 25 years from 1901. For the first 13 years of his time at Sunningdale, Harry Colt was the club's Secretary. White was an excellent clubmaker and during his time at Sunningdale he developed a large club making business. Up to six clubmakers were employed in the business, which made clubs for the home market, as well as satisfying a substantial export trade.

Top tournaments won by Jack White



Winner (holder)

White, Jack



Prize money


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The Open Championship (44th) (June 8-10). Second-placed J.H. Taylor (Eng) and James Braid (Scot) finished 1 shot behind White (Scot). [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].

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