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David Brown
David Brown

David Brown (18?? - 1930), who was often known as Deacon Brown, was a Scottish golfer. He was a roofing slater by trade and a keen golfer. In 1886 he was working in Musselburgh when The Open Championship was about to be played. John Anderson, who was secretary of the Musselburgh Club at the time, invited him to play and provided him with a pair of striped trousers, a frock coat and a lum hat to wear. He shocked the professionals by winning the event and then turned professional himself. Image File history File links 1886_Open_Champion_David_Brown. ... Image File history File links 1886_Open_Champion_David_Brown. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (Latin: No one provokes me with impunity) (Scots: Wha daur meddle wi me) Scotlands location within the UK Languages with Official Status1 English Gaelic Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams hit a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... Musselburgh is a town in East Lothian, Scotland, on the coast of the Firth of Forth seven miles east of Edinburgh city centre and is a strong contender for the title of Scotlands oldest town. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ...


Brown moved to England to become club professional at the Malvern Club. He played in the Open Championship regularly and featured prominently. At the turn of the century he moved to Boston in the United States. In 1903 he tied with Willie Anderson for first place in the U.S. Open after 72 holes, but he lost the playoff. Brown enjoyed playing the stock market but lost most of his wealth during the Wall Street slump in 1929 and returned to Musselburgh, where he died the following year. Alternative meanings: Boston (disambiguation) The 18th-century Old State House in Boston is surrounded by tall buildings of the 19th and 20th centuries. ... Willie Anderson (May 1878 - 25 October 1910) was a Scottish emigrant to the United States who became the first golfer to win four US Opens in 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ...


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