Harry Todd (golfer)

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Harry Todd
Personal information
Born (1916-11-06)November 6, 1916
Dallas, Texas
Died October 9, 1966(1966-10-09) (aged 49)
Nationality  United States
Career
Turned professional 1945
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T8: 1948
U.S. Open T13: 1941, 1947, 1952
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T33: 1952

Harry Todd (November 6, 1916 – October 9, 1966) was an American professional golfer.

Todd was born in Dallas, Texas.[1] As an amateur, he won the 1939 Western Amateur and finished runner-up to Bud Ward in 1941. He turned professional in 1945.

Todd made his living primarily as a club professional, but did play on the PGA Tour after World War II. He won once, at the 1946 Orlando Open.[1][2][3] Also in 1946, he finish one stroke behind Ben Hogan in the inaugural Colonial National Invitation.[4] He led the 1948 Masters Tournament after 36 holes but would finish in a tied for eighth place.[5]

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour wins[edit]

  • 1946 Orlando Open[3]

Other wins[edit]

  • 1947 Ozarks Open[6]
  • 19?? Odessa Pro-Am[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Elliott, Len; Kelly, Barbara (1976). Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. p. 185. ISBN 0-87000-225-2. 
  2. ^ Barkow, Al (November 1989). The History of the PGA TOUR. Doubleday. pp. 240, 254. ISBN 0-385-26145-4. 
  3. ^ a b "Todd Winner At Orlando". Miami Daily News. Miami, Florida. Associated Press. December 2, 1946. p. 3-B. Retrieved February 25, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Little Ben Hogan Takes Colonial Golf Match". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Sarasota, Florida. Associated Press. May 20, 1946. p. 10. Retrieved May 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Harry Todd Surprise Leader in Masters Play". St. Petersburg Times. St. Petersburg, Florida. United Press. April 10, 1948. p. 12. Retrieved February 25, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Week-end Sports". Ellensburg Daily Record. Ellensburg, Washington. Associated Press. September 29, 1947. p. 3. Retrieved February 25, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Sports Briefs". The News and Courier. Charleston, South Carolina. October 11, 1966. p. 3-B. Retrieved February 25, 2011.