S. Davidson Herron

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S. Davidson Herron
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1897-10-16)October 16, 1897
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died January 27, 1956(1956-01-27) (aged 58)
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Nationality  United States
Career
Status Amateur
Best results in Major Championships
(Wins: 1)
Masters Tournament DNP
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Amateur Won: 1919

S. Davidson "Dave" Herron (October 16, 1897 – January 27, 1956)[1] was an American amateur golfer.

Herron won the 1919 U.S. Amateur at Oakmont Country Club, his home club, defeating Bobby Jones in the final, 5 and 4.[2][3]

Herron played on the winning 1923 Walker Cup team. He also won the Pennsylvania Amateur twice.[4]

Amateur wins[edit]

this list may be incomplete

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elliott, Len; Kelly, Barbara (1976). Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. p. 89. ISBN 0-87000-225-2. 
  2. ^ "U.S. Amateur – Past Champions – 1919". United States Golf Association. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Crowd Of 6,000 Sees Local Lad Beat Jones". The Pittsburg Press. August 24, 1919. pp. 1, 6 (additional news section). 
  4. ^ a b c "Pennsylvania Amateur – Past Champions". Pennsylvania Golf Association. Retrieved January 8, 2014.