Ted Bishop (golfer)

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Ted Bishop
Personal information
Full nameStanley Eugene Bishop
NicknameTed
Born(1913-01-10)January 10, 1913
Natick, Massachusetts
DiedSeptember 25, 1986(1986-09-25) (aged 73)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)[1]
Nationality United States
Career
StatusAmateur
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT55: 1952
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenT50: 1937
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Stanley Eugene "Ted" Bishop (January 10, 1913 – September 25, 1986) was an American amateur golfer.

Bishop was born in Natick, Massachusetts. He had a brief professional career before being reinstated as an amateur in the 1930s.[1]

Bishop won several amateur tournaments, including three Massachusetts Amateurs[2] and two New England Amateurs,[3] with his biggest win being the 1946 U.S. Amateur.[4] He defeated Smiley Quick on the 37th hole of the 36-hole final match at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey.[1]

Bishop played on the winning Walker Cup teams in 1947 and 1949.[5]

Amateur wins[edit]

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

Amateur

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bishop Takes Amateur Title". The Tuscaloosa News. Associated Press. September 15, 1946. p. 10. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "U.S. Amateur Amateur – The MGA Connection: Champions – Setting the Bar High". MassGolfer. Winter 2010–2011. pp. 19, 22. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  3. ^ "Past New England Amateur Champions" (PDF). Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  4. ^ "1946 U.S. Amateur". USGA. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  5. ^ Elliott, Len; Kelly, Barbara (1976). Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. p. 22. ISBN 0-87000-225-2.