Who's who in golf - Jock Hutchison


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Name: - Jock Hutchison
Country: - Scotland
Lived : - 1884 - 1977
Original Home/Club: -
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: -

Roll of Honour

MAJORS [2] : US PGA Championship (1920); The Open (1921). Senior PGA Championship (1937, 1947).


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Hutchison won the first Senior PGA Championship in 1937.


Top tournaments won by Jock Hutchison

1947Snr AmericaUS Snr PGA Ch'shipDunedin, FL145 (+1)
Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (8th). Second-placed Ben Richter (USA) finished 3 shots behind Hutchison (Scot/USA). [Dunedin GC, Dunedin, nr Tampa, FL. Known at the time as PGA National GC].
1937Snr AmericaUS Snr PGA Ch'shipAugusta National223 (+7)
Played as the inaugural PGA Seniors' Championship. With the U.S. Senior Open, it became one of two championships that launched the "senior major" concept in 1980. Second-placed George Gordon (USA) finished 8 shots behind Hutchison (Scot/USA). [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
1923Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Colonial CC, Tenn281$500
Played as the Western Open. Second-placed Bobby Cruickshank (Scot), Leo Diegel (USA), Joe Kirkwood Sr (Aus) and Walter Hagen (USA) finished 6 shots behind Hutchison (Scot/USA). [Colonial CC, White Station, Memphis, TN. Club relocated to Cordova, nr Memphis in 1972].
1921Men MajorsThe OpenSt Andrews296£75
The Open Championship (56th) (June 23-25). Hutchison (USA) beat Roger Wethered (Eng) in a 36-hole playoff: Hutchison 150, Wethered 159. Hutchison, a native Scot, had taken US citizenship in 1920. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
1920Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Olympia Fields296x
Played as the Western Open. Jim Barnes (Eng), Clarence Hackney (Scot/USA) and Harry Hampton (Scot/USA) finished in second place behind Hutchison (Scot/USA). [Olympia Fields CC, nr Chicago, IL].
1920Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipFlossmoor CC1-up$500
The US PGA Championship (3rd) (Aug 17-21). Hutchison (Scot/USA) beat J. Douglas Edgar (Eng) 1-up in the 36-hole final. [Flossmoor CC, Flossmoor, IL].

 

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