Name:Roger Henry Wethered
Lived:[1899-1983]. Born on Jan 3, 1899 in New Malden, London. Died on March 12, 1983 in Wimbledon, London (aged 84).
Original/Home Club:West Surrey GC; Worplesdon GC.
Occupation:Amateur golfer; stockbroker.
Walker Cup player (1922, '23, '26, '30, '34). Walker Cup captain (1930). British Amateur champion (1923).
Roger Wethered was a highly accomplished amateur golfer in the period between the two World Wars. He was the brother of Joyce Wethered, one of the finest English women golfers of that era.
Roger was runner-up to home-favourite Jock Hutchison in the 1921 Open Championship at St Andrews. He soundly defeated another Scotsman, Robert Harris, 7 and 6 in the 1923 Amateur Championship at Royal Cinque Ports.
The Amateur Championship (34th). Wethered (Eng) beat Robert Harris (Scot) 7 and 6 in the final. [Royal Cinque Ports GC, Deal, Kent].
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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