Max R. Marston

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Max R. Marston
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Maxwell R. Marston
Born (1892-06-12)June 12, 1892
Buffalo, New York
Died May 7, 1949(1949-05-07) (aged 56)
Old Lyme, Connecticut
Nationality  United States
Career
Status Amateur
Best results in Major Championships
(Wins: 1)
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T19: 1915
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Amateur Won: 1923

Maxwell R. Marston (June 12, 1892 – May 7, 1949)[1] was an American amateur golfer. He worked as an investment banker in Philadelphia.[1]

In the 1923 U.S. Amateur at Flossmoor Country Club,[2] Marston defeated three former or future Amateur champions: Bobby Jones (1924, 1925, 1927, 1928, 1930), Francis Ouimet (1931), and Jess Sweetser (1922) in the final (38th hole).[1][3][4] He reached the final again in 1933, losing to George Dunlap, 6 and 5.[5] Marston also won the New Jersey Amateur twice[6] and the Pennsylvania Amateur three times.[7]

Marston played on the first three Walker Cup teams and again in 1934.[1]

Amateur wins[edit]

this list may be incomplete

  • 1915 New Jersey Amateur[6]
  • 1919 New Jersey Amateur[6]
  • 1921 Pennsylvania Amateur[7]
  • 1922 Pennsylvania Amateur[7]
  • 1923 U.S. Amateur, Pennsylvania Amateur[7]

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

  • Walker Cup: 1922 (winners), 1923 (winners), 1924 (winners), 1934 (winners)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Elliott, Len; Kelly, Barbara (1976). Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. pp. 126–7. ISBN 0-87000-225-2. 
  2. ^ "Great Players, Great Events". Flossmoor Country Club. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Amateur – Past Champions – 1923". United States Golf Association. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ Williams, Joe (November 26, 1923). "Marston's Fighting Spirit Gives Him Big Golf Victory". The Evening News (St. Petersburg, Florida). p. 15. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Amateur – Past Champions – 1933". United States Golf Association. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c "NJSGA Amateur Championship". New Jersey State Golf Association. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Pennsylvania Amateur – Past Champions". Pennsylvania Golf Association. Retrieved January 8, 2014.