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Name: - Alex Smith
Country: - Scotland
Lived : - 1872 - 1930
Original Home/Club: -
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: -

Roll of Honour

MAJORS [2] : US Open (1906, 1910)

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Brother of Willie Smith, the US Open winner in 1899.

Top tournaments won by Alex Smith

1910Men MajorsUS OpenPhiladelphia Cricket Club298$300
The US Open (16th) (June 17-20). Alex Smith (Scot) beat John McDermott (USA) and Macdonald Smith (Scot) in an 18-hole playoff (A. Smith 71, McDermott 75, M. Smith 77). Alex and Macdonald were brothers, originally from Carnoustie, Scotland. [St Martin's course, Philadelphia Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA. Original 18-hole course now reduced to 9-holes].
1906Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Flossmoor CC306$150
Played as the Western Open. Second-placed Jack Hobens (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Alex Smith (Scot). [Homewood CC, Flossmoor, IL. Now called Flossmoor CC].
1906Men MajorsUS OpenOnwentsia295$300
The US Open (12th) (June 28/29). Second-placed Willie Smith (Scot) finished 7 shots behind his older brother Alex Smith (Scot). [Onwentsia Club, Lake Forest, Illinois].
1903Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Milwaukee CC318$150
Played as the Western Open. Second-placed Laurie Auchterlonie (Scot) and David Brown (Scot) finished 2 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Smith (Scot). [Milwaukee CC, River Hills, nr Milwaukee, Wisconsin].


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