Name:Lawrence "Laurie" Auchterlonie
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
MAJORS (1): US Open (1902). Multiple professional wins in Europe and America.
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.
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].
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].
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.
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.
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