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Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : US PGA Championship (1944). Ryder Cup (1949).


Top tournaments won by Bob Hamilton

1948Men AmericaNew Orleans ClassicCity Park GC280 (-8)$2,000
Played as the New Orleans Open (for the last time until 1958). Second-placed Roberto De Vicenzo (Arg), Fred Haas (USA) and Lawson Little (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hamilton (USA). [East course, City Park, New Orleans, LA. Also known as the No.1 or Wisner course].
1944Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipManito G&CC1-up$3,500
The US PGA Championship (26th) (Aug 14-20). Hamilton (USA) beat the heavily favoured Byron Nelson (USA) 1-up in the 36-hole final. This was Hamilton's first and only major championship win. [Manito G&CC, Spokane, WA].

 

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