Arthur Havers

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Arthur Gladstone Havers
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Arthur Gladstone Havers
Born (1898-06-10)10 June 1898
Norwich, England
Died 27 December 1980(1980-12-27) (aged 82)
Haslemere, Surrey, England[1]
Nationality  England
Career
Status Professional
Professional wins 5
Best results in major championships
(Wins: 1)
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T15: 1927
The Open Championship Won: 1923
PGA Championship DNP

Arthur Gladstone Havers (10 June 1898 – 27 December 1980[2][3]) was an English professional golfer who won the 1923 Open Championship at Royal Troon.[4]

Havers was born in Norwich, England. He had first qualified for the Open in 1914 at the age of sixteen.[2] He played in the Ryder Cup in 1927, 1931 and 1933. He was professional at Moor Park, West Lancashire, Coombe Hill, Sandy Lodge and Frinton.[2]

Tournament wins[edit]

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship 54 holes Winning score Margin Runner-up
1923 The Open Championship 1 shot lead 73-73-73-76=295 1 stroke United States Walter Hagen

Results timeline[edit]

Tournament 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship 69 NT NT NT NT NT
Tournament 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T15 DNP DNP
The Open Championship T7 4 T12 1 T29 T20 T28 T7 CUT 11
Tournament 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
U.S. Open DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP T10 3 T14 DNP T41 60 T17 CUT DNP
Tournament 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
U.S. Open DNP DNP NT NT NT NT DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship NT NT NT NT NT NT CUT T27 DNP CUT

Note: Havers never played in the Masters Tournament (founded in 1934) nor the USPGA Championship.

NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/Calendar?surname=havers&yearOfDeath=1981&page=1#calendar
  2. ^ a b c "Mr A.G. Havers. The Times, 29 December 1980; pg. 12; Issue 60812.
  3. ^ "Deaths – Havers. The Times, 31 December 1980; pg. 22; Issue 60814.
  4. ^ "1923 Arthur Havers". The Open. Retrieved 16 October 2013.