Bobby Cruickshank

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Birthday
16, 1894
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Aug 27, 1975 (80)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1894
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Aug 27, 1975 (80)

About

Scottish golf legend who went from an impoverished childhood to mingling with Hollywood stars.

Before Fame

He learned golf on the local links, where he gained the favor of a rich and childless widow.

Trivia

He joined the PGA in 1921 and started winning tournaments almost immediately.

Family Life

He and his brother both learned golf in Edinburgh, thanks to their benefactor.

Associated With

He was a runner-up in the 1923 U.S. Open, losing in a playoff match to the great Bobby Jones.