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Errie Ball, participant in first Masters, dies at 103

...America President Ted Bishop said in a statement. "Errie's amazing career spans the legends of the game ? from Harry Vardon through Tiger Woods. His longevity, according to those who knew him best, was founded upon a love of people. Each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-02/errie-ball-participant-first
Errie Ball, oldest living participant at first Masters, dies

...America President Ted Bishop said in a statement. "Errie's amazing career spans the legends of the game ? from Harry Vardon through Tiger Woods. His longevity, according to those who knew him best, was founded upon a love of people. Each...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/errie-ball-oldest-living-parti
Englishman Matt Fitzpatrick captures U.S. Amateur

...event came on the 100th anniversary of local caddie Francis Ouimet's landmark U.S. Open victory over British pros Harry Vardon and Ted Ray."It's fantastic and it's nice to be the first (in) a while," Fitzpatrick said. "I guess it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-08-18/englishman-matt-fitzpatrick-
Four local players fail to advance in U.S. Amateur

...Australia's Brady Watt.Ever since local caddie Francis Ouimet won the 1913 U.S. Open and sent British stars Ted Ray and Harry Vardon home empty-handed, The Country Club has not been kind to foreign golfers.Two more Opens have been held here, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-08-13/four-local-players-fail-adva
Englishman Neil Raymond in contention at US Amateur

...had such a hold on golf history as the 1913 U.S. Open, when local caddie Francis Ouimet beat British superstars Harry Vardon and Ted Ray in a playoff.The victory by the American amateur is credited with encouraging millions to take up the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-08-12/englishman-neil-raymond-cont
Lefty now missing peculiar 'Slam' puzzle piece

...Others with at least five majors never had the four modern majors at their full disposal - players like Walter Hagen, Harry Vardon, J.H. Taylor and James Braid. Bobby Jones created the Masters but, in effect, he was retired by then and golf's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-07-22/lefty-now-missing-peculiar-s
British Open trivia

...know the British Open? Try this quiz: FORWARD TEES (1 point each): 1. Who is the only six-time champion? a.) Harry Vardon b.) Bobby Jones c.) Tom Watson 2. Which player made up a 10-stroke deficit in the final round to win the British...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/13/gol_381019.shtml
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British Open at a glance

...4-under 67 for a three-stroke victory over Niclas Fasth. Open champions at Muirfield: Harold Hilton (1892), Harry Vardon (1896), James Braid (1901, 1906), Ted Ray (1912), Walter Hagen (1929), Alfred Perry (1935), Henry Cotton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/18/gol_348930.shtml
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Karlsson clinches European money title

...second European money title, but shot a 1 over 72 to finish four shots behind winner Kjeldsen. Karlsson lifted the Harry Vardon trophy despite finishing 32nd at Valderrama - 17 strokes behind Kjeldsen - after shooting a 75. "It has been a fantastic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/03/gol_482013.shtml
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Nicklaus pulls hard for friend

...I had some tears in my eyes." Watson, already the oldest man to lead any round of any major, will try to join Harry Vardon with a record six British Open titles and become the oldest player to win a major championship. A victory would come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/19/gol_541397.shtml
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