Who's who in golf - Lew Worsham


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Name: - Lew Worsham
Country: - USA
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Original Home/Club: - Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club
Occupation: - Professional golfer
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Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : US Open (1947). Ryder Cup (1947).


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Worsham was runner-up in five Major championships


Top tournaments won by Lew Worsham

1953Men AmericaJacksonville OpenHyde Park GC, FL272 (-16)$2,000
Played as the Jacksonville Open (March 20-23; for the last time until 1965). Second-placed Jim Ferrier (USA) finished 1 shot behind Worsham (USA). [Hyde Park GC, Jacksonville, FL].
1953Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$34,002see Score
Worsham (USA) was the PGA Tour 1953 leading money winner, with earnings of $34,002 on the Tour.
1953Men AmericaWorld Championship (PGA Tr)Tam O'Shanter GC278 (-10)$25,000
Played as the World Championship of Golf (PGA Tr event). Second-placed Chandler Harper (USA) finished 1 shot behind Worsham (USA), who holed-out from 104 yards on the final hole. The first-ever golf event to be nationally televised. [Tam O'Shanter GC, Niles, nr Chicago, IL. At the time Tam O'Shanter CC].
1951Men AmericaPhoenix OpenPhoenix CC, AZ272 (-12)$2,000
Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 25-28). Second-placed Lawson Little (USA) finished 1 shot behind Worsham (USA). [Phoenix CC, Phoenix, AZ].
1947Men MajorsUS OpenSt Louis CC282 (-2)$2,500
The US Open (47th) (Jun 12-15). Worsham (USA) beat Sam Snead (USA) in an 18-hole playoff: Worsham 69 (-2), Snead 70 (-1). [St Louis CC, Clayton, Missouri].
1946Men AmericaAtlanta ClassicDruid Hills GC279 (-9)$2,200
Played as the Atlanta Invitational (Nov 20-24; for the first time since 1934). Second-placed Jimmy Demaret (USA) finished 1 shot behind Worsham (USA). [Druid Hills GC, Atlanta, GA].

 

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