Jock Hutchinson

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Birthday
6, 1884
Birthplace
Scotland
DEATH DATE
Sep 27, 1977 (93)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1884
Birthplace
Scotland
DEATH DATE
Sep 27, 1977 (93)

About

Scottish-born golfer who became the first U.S.-based player to win the British Open.

Before Fame

He moved from Scotland to the U.S. in his late teens, settling in Pittsburgh, where he started playing golf.

Trivia

He also won The Open Championship in 1921 and the PGA Championship a year earlier, in 1920; in 2011, he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He grew up in St. Andrews, Scotland, the site of the historic British Open.

Associated With

A year after he became the first U.S. resident to win the British Open, Walter Hagen became the first American-born golfer to do it.