Who's who: Tom Kidd

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Who's who: Tom Kidd

  • Name:

    Thomas "Tom" Kidd Jr
  • Also known as:

    Young Tom Kidd
  • Country:

  • Lived:

    [c.1848-1884]. Born c.1848 in St Andrews, Fife. Died on Jan 16, 1884 in St Andrews (aged 35 or 36).
  • Original/Home Club:

    St Andrews, Fife
  • Occupation:

    Golf caddie; professional golfer and teaching professional.
  • Turned Pro:


Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): The Open (1873).

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Young Tom Kidd, as he was known to distinguish him from his father Tom Kidd (who also caddied in St Andrews), is best known for winning the 1873 Open Championship, the first Open to be played in St Andrews.

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The Open Championship (13th) (Oct 4). Second-placed Jamie Anderson (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Tom Kidd (Scot). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].

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