Who's who: Jamie Anderson

  • Photo of Jamie Anderson
  • scotland.png
  • Photo of Jamie Anderson
  • scotland.png

Who's who: Jamie Anderson

  • Name:

    Jamie Anderson
  • Country:

    Scotland
  • Lived:

    [1842-1905]. Born on June 27, 1842 in St Andrews, Fife. Died on Aug 16, 1905 in Thornton, Fife (aged 63).
  • Original/Home Club:

    St Andrews, Fife
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (3): Open Championship (1877, 1878, 1879).

Did you know?

Anderson won the Open Championship for 3 consecutive years, the first player to achieve this after Young Tom Morris.

Top tournaments won by Jamie Anderson

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Anderson, Jamie

Score

169

Prize money

£10

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (19th) (Sept 27). Second-placed Jamie Allan (Scot) and Andrew Kirkaldy (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Anderson (Scot), who won this title for the third straight year. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

1878
Majors
157
£8
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Anderson, Jamie

Score

157

Prize money

£8

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (18th) (Oct 4). Second-placed Bob Kirk (Scot) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Anderson (Scot). [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Anderson, Jamie

Score

160

Prize money

£8

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (17th) (April 6). Second-placed Robert "Bob" Pringle (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Anderson (Scot). This was the first of Anderson's three consecutive Open Championship wins. [The Old Course, Musselburgh Links, nr Edinburgh].

Find a course

Or

Where2Golf Spotlight

Tournaments:
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.

Who's Who:
Patrick Cantlay: moved into the world top 5, after winning the final two FedEx Cup playoff events and scooping the $15 million first prize.

Trish Johnson: kept the Senior LPGA Championship trophy in European hands, with her second win in this event in its four-year history.

Latest Golf Course Updates

The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.

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.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club "makes its tournament debut with the hosting of the Italian Open on the European Tour" by Richard Humphreys

Gamble Sands opens short course:
David McLay Kidd’s 14-hole QuickSands short course has opened for play at Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington.

Travel

Discover the world's finest heathland courses located in Surrey / Berkshire

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Ryder Cup 2021 at Whistling Straits

The Dutch Open 2021 at Bernardus

Bump Your Hips to Start the Downswing