Who's who in golf - Craig Wood

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Name: - Craig Wood
Country: - USA
Lived : - 1901 - 1968
Original Home/Club: - the Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, N. Y.,
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: -

Roll of Honour

MAJORS [2] : US Open (1941); The Masters (1941). Ryder Cups (1931, 1933, 1935).

Top tournaments won by Craig Wood

1942Men AmericaCanadian OpenMississaugua G&CC275 (-5)$1,000
Played as the Canadian Open. Second-placed Mike Turnesa (USA) finished 4 shots behind Wood (USA). [Mississaugua G&CC, Mississauga, Ont.].
1941Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National280 (-8)$1,500
The Masters Tournament (8th) (April 3-6). Second-placed Byron Nelson (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time major championship winner Wood (USA). Later that year Wood also won the US Open. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
1941Men MajorsUS OpenColonial CC, Tex284 (E)$1,000
The US Open (45th) (June 5-7). Second-placed Denny Shute (USA) finished 3 shots behind Wood (USA). [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
1933Men AmericaLos Angeles OpenWilshire CC282 (-2)$1,525
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Jan 6-9). Second-placed Leo Diegel (USA) and William "Willie" Hunter (Scot/USA) finished 4 shots behind Wood (USA). [Wilshire CC, Los Angeles, CA].
1929Men AmericaSony Open in HawaiiWaialae CC289 (+1)$1,500
Played as the Hawaiian Open. Second-placed Horton Smith (USA) finished 3 shots behind Wood (USA). [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].


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