Name:Walter John Travis
Lived:[1862-1927]. Born on Jan 10, 1862 in Maldon, Victoria, Australia. Died on July 31, 1927 in Denver, Colorado (age 65).
Original/Home Club:Maldon, Aus.
Occupation:Amateur golfer, course architect, golf journalist, writer and publisher, instructor, turf expert.
The Amateur Championship (20th). Travis (USA) beat Edward Blackwell (Scot) 4 and 3 in the final. [Royal St George's GC, Sandwich, Kent].
The US Amateur Championship (9th). Travis (USA) beat Eben Byers (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Nassau CC, Glen Cove, Long Island, NY].
The US Amateur Championship (7th). Travis (USA) won this title for the second straight year, beating Walter Egan (USA) 5 and 4 in the final. [Atlantic City CC, Northfield, NJ].
The US Amateur Championship (6th). Travis (USA) beat Findlay Douglas (Scot) by 2 holes in the final. [Garden City GC, Garden City, Long island, NY].
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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