Emmet French

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Emmet French
Emmet French, c. 1919.PNG
French, c. 1919
Personal information
Full name John Emmet French
Born (1886-11-22)November 22, 1886
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Died June 10, 1947(1947-06-10) (aged 60)
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Height 5 ft 11.75 in (1.82 m)
Nationality  United States
Career
Status Professional
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament WD: 1934
U.S. Open 4th: 1927
The Open Championship T8: 1926
PGA Championship 2nd: 1922

John Emmet French (November 22, 1886 – June 10, 1947) was an American professional golfer, who is notable for losing to Gene Sarazen in the 1922 PGA Championship.

French was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. French, being a tall man, was a good iron player. He was known for playing entire rounds and matches without ever using a wooden club.

French won three PGA events.[1]

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour wins[edit]

Other wins[edit]

Note: This list may be incomplete

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
U.S. Open T10 DNP NT NT T34
The Open Championship NT NT NT NT NT
PGA Championship NYF R16 NT NT QF
Tournament 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929
U.S. Open DNP T5 T19 22 T22 T20 T27 4 T31 T51
The Open Championship DNP T26 DNP DNP DNP DNP T8 DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP SF 2 DNP QF R32 DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934
Masters Tournament NYF NYF NYF NYF WD
U.S. Open WD DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

NYF = Tournament not yet founded
NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in PGA Championship match play
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
U.S. Open 0 0 0 2 3 7 12 11
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2
PGA Championship 0 1 1 4 5 6 6 6
Totals 0 1 1 6 9 14 21 19
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 19 (1915 U.S. Open – 1929 U.S. Open)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 2 (twice)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barkow, Al (November 1989). The History of the PGA TOUR. Doubleday. p. 254. ISBN 0-385-26145-4.