Who's who in golf - Laurie Auchterlonie

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Name: - Lawrence 'Laurie' Auchterlonie
Country: - Scotland
Lived : - [1868-1948]. Born on Dec 8, 1868 in St Andrews, Scotland; died on Jan 20, 1948 in St Andrews, Scotland.
Original Home/Club: -
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: -

Roll of Honour

Majors (1) - US Open (1902). Multiple professional wins in Europe and America.

Did you know?

Laurie was the older brother of Willie Auchterlonie, who won the Open Championship in 1893. Laurie spent much of his life in the United States, representing Chicago GC when he won the US Open in 1902, and later serving as head professional at Glen View GC in Chicago.

Top tournaments won by Laurie Auchterlonie

1902Men MajorsUS OpenGarden City GC307$200
The US Open (8th) (Oct 10/11). Second-placed Stewart Gardner (USA) and Walter Travis (USA, amateur) finished 6 shots behind Auchterlonie (Scot). [Garden City GC, Garden City, Long island, NY].
1901Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Midlothian CC160$125
Played as the Western Open. Second-placed David Bell (Scot/USA) finished 2 shots behind Auchterlonie (Scot). [Midlothian CC, Midlothian, nr Chicago, IL].


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