Name:Jerome Dunstan "Jerry" Travers
Lived:[1887-1951]. Born on May 19, 1887 in Manhattan, New York City. Died on March 29, 1951 in East Hartford, Connecticut (aged 63).
Occupation:Amateur golfer; golf instructor.
The US Open (21st) (June 17/18). Second-placed Tom McNamara (USA) finished 1 shot behind Travers (USA, amateur). [Original Old course, Baltusrol GC, Springfield, NJ].
The US Amateur Championship (19th). Travers (USA) won this title for the second straight year, beating John Anderson (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. This was the last of Travers's four US Amateur Championship wins. [Garden City GC, Garden City, Long island, NY].
The US Amateur Championship (18th). Travers (USA) beat Charles "Chick" Evans Jr (USA) 7 and 6 in the final. This was the third of Travers's four US Amateur Championship wins. [Chicago GC, Wheaton, nr Chicago, IL].
The US Amateur Championship (14th). Travers (USA) won this title for the second straight year, beating Max Behr (USA) 8 and 7 in the final. This was the second of Travers's four US Amateur Championship wins. [Garden City GC, Garden City, Long island, NY].
The US Amateur Championship (13th). Travers (USA) beat Archibald Graham (USA) 6 and 5 in the final. This was the first of Travers's four US Amateur Championship wins. [Euclid Club, Cleveland, OH].
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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