Who's who: Laurie Auchterlonie

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Who's who: Laurie Auchterlonie

  • Name:

    Lawrence "Laurie" Auchterlonie
  • Country:

    Scotland
  • Lived:

    [1868-1948]. Born on Dec 8, 1868 in St Andrews, Scotland. Died on Jan 20, 1948 in St Andrews, Scotland (aged 80).
  • Original/Home Club:

    St Andrews, Fife
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Open (1902). Multiple professional wins in Europe and America.

Did you know?

Laurie was the older brother of Willie Auchterlonie, who won the Open Championship in 1893. Laurie spent much of his life in the United States, representing Chicago GC when he won the US Open in 1902, and later serving as head professional at Glen View GC in Chicago.

Top tournaments won by Laurie Auchterlonie

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Auchterlonie, Laurie

Score

307

Prize money

$200

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (8th) (Oct 10/11). Second-placed Stewart Gardner (USA) and Walter Travis (USA, amateur) finished 6 shots behind Laurie Auchterlonie (Scot). [Garden City GC, Garden City, Long Island, NY].

1901
America
Midlothian CC
160
$125
WGA

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Auchterlonie, Laurie

Venue

Midlothian CC

Score

160

Prize money

$125

Title sponsor

WGA

Played as the Western Open (Aug 20; 36-hole event). Second-placed David Bell (Scot/USA) finished 2 shots behind Laurie Auchterlonie (Scot). [Midlothian CC, Midlothian, nr Chicago, IL].

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