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Name: - George Duncan
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Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : The Open (1920). European wins (6). Ryder Cups (1927, 1929, 1931); Ryder Cup Captain (1929).

Top tournaments won by George Duncan

1927Men EuropeFrench OpenSaint Germain299
Played as the Open de France. Second-placed and defending champion Aubrey Boomer (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Duncan (Scot). [Saint Germain GC, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris].
1927Men EuropeIrish OpenPortmarnock312x
The inaugural Irish Open Championship. Second-placed Henry Cotton (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Duncan (Scot), who triumphed on a final day played in brutal weather conditions. [Portmarnock GC, nr Dublin, Ireland].
1922Men EuropeDaily Mail T'mentSt Andrews300£300
Played as the Daily Mail £1000 Tournament. Second-placed and defending champion Ted Ray (Jersey) finished 4 shots behind Duncan (Scot). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
1920Men EuropeDaily Mail T'mentRoyal North Devon291£100
Played as the Daily Mail £580 Tournament (formerly called St Andrews Tournament). Second-placed Abe Mitchell (Eng) finished 7 shots behind defending champion Duncan (Scot). [Royal North Devon GC, Westward Ho!, Bideford, Devon].
1920Men MajorsThe OpenRoyal Cinque Ports303£50
The Open Championship (55th) (Jun 30-Jul 1). Second-placed Alex "Sandy" Herd (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Duncan (Scot). [Royal Cinque Ports GC, Deal, Kent].
1919Men EuropeDaily Mail T'mentSt Andrews312£87 10s
Played as the St Andrews Tournament. George Duncan (Scot) and Abe Mitchell (Eng) finished in a tie for first place. They split the first place (£100) and second place (£75) prize money, receiving £87 10 shillings each. Harry Vardon was a shot further back in third place. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
1913Men EuropeBritish Match PlayWalton Heath3 & 2£100
Played as the News of the World Match Play (Oct 6-9). Duncan (Scot) beat James Braid (Scot) 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final. [Old course, Walton Heath GC, Walton on the Hill, Surrey].
1913Men EuropeFrench OpenChantilly304x
Played as the Open de France. Second-placed James Braid (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Duncan (Scot). [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].
1912Men EuropeBelgian OpenRoyal Zoute144
Played as the Belgian Open (July 5). Duncan (Scot) beat Ted Ray (Jersey) and Tom Ball (Eng) in an 18-hole playoff (Duncan 70, Ray 71, Ball 78). The 36 regulation holes and 18 extra holes were all played in the same day. [Zoute GC, Knokke-Heist, West Flanders, Belgium].


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