John Montague (golfer)

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John Montague (August 25, 1903 Syracuse, New York – May 25, 1972 Los Angeles, California[1]) was an American golfer, held by some to be among the greatest golfers in the world during the early 1930s.[2] He played some minor-league baseball. Under the name LaVerne Moore, which was his original birth name, he was charged with armed robbery and assault over a 1930 case in upper New York State, but was acquitted in a 1937 trial.


  1. ^ Montville, Leigh (2008). The Mysterious Montague: A True Tale of Hollywood, Golf, and Armed Robbery. New York: Doubleday. ISBN 978-0-7679-2650-8. 
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