Who's who in golf - Bob Ferguson


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Name: - Bob Ferguson
Country: - Scotland
Born : - 1848 - 1915
Original Home/Club: - Musselburgh, Scotland
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1866

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MAJORS [3] : The Open (1880, 1881, 1882)


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A fountain was erected in his memory at the Musselburgh Links


Top tournaments won by Bob Ferguson

1882Men MajorsThe OpenSt Andrews171£12
The Open Championship (22nd) (Sept 30). Second-placed Willie Fernie (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Robert "Bob" Ferguson (Scot), who won this title for the third straight year. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
1881Men MajorsThe OpenPrestwick170£8
The Open Championship (21st) (Oct 14). Second-placed Jamie Anderson (Scot) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Ferguson (Scot). [Prestwick GC, Ayrshire, Scotland].
1880Men MajorsThe OpenMusselburgh Links162£8
The Open Championship (20th) (April 9). Second-placed Peter Paxton (Scot) finished 5 shots behind Ferguson (Scot). This was the first of Ferguson's three consecutive Open wins. [The Old Course, Musselburgh Links, nr Edinburgh].

 

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