Who's who: Jamie Anderson

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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].

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