George Dunlap (golfer)

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George Dunlap
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name George T. Dunlap, Jr.
Born (1908-12-23)December 23, 1908
Arlington, New Jersey
Died November 24, 2003(2003-11-24) (aged 94)
Naples, Florida
Nationality  United States
Career
College Princeton University
Status Amateur
Best results in major championships
(Wins: 1)
Masters Tournament T34: 1934
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T35: 1933
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Amateur Won: 1933
British Amateur T3: 1933, 1934

George T. Dunlap, Jr. (December 23, 1908 – November 24, 2003) was an American amateur golfer best known for winning the U.S. Amateur.

Dunlap was born in Arlington, New Jersey. His father was the co-founder of Grossett & Dunlap Publishers.

Dunlap graduated from Princeton University in 1931.[1] He won the Intercollegiate Individual Championship in 1930 and 1931 and led Princeton to the team victory in 1930.

Dunlap won the U.S. Amateur in 1933 and also won seven North and South Amateurs from 1931 to 1942 including four in a row (1933–36).[2]

Dunlap played on three winning Walker Cup teams; 1932, 1934, and 1936.

Dunlap died in Naples, Florida.

Tournament wins (12)[edit]

Major championships[edit]

Amateur wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Runner-up
1933 U.S. Amateur 6 & 5 United States Max R. Marston

Results timeline[edit]

Tournament 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936
Masters Tournament NYF NYF NYF NYF NYF NYF T34 DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T35 DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Amateur R16 DNP R32 R16 DNP 1 R64 R128 R32
The Amateur Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP SF SF DNP DNP

NYF = Tournament not yet founded
DNP = Did not play
"T" indicates a tie for a place
DNQ = Did not qualify for match play portion
R256, R128, R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in match play
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10

Source for U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur: USGA Championship Database

Source for 1933 British Open: www.opengolf.com

Source for 1933 British Amateur: The Glasgow Herald, June 24, 1933, pg. 11.

Source for 1934 Masters: www.masters.com

Source for 1934 British Amateur: The American Golfer, July, 1934, pg. 16.

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