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Encyclopedia > George Sargent (golfer)
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George Sargent (1882-1962) was an English born professional golfer. He was born in Dorking in Surrey, and began his golf career at age twelve at Epsom Downs Golf Club in his home county. In 1900 he came fourth at The Open Championship. Soon afterwards he moved to Canada, where he served as a professional at Royal Ottawa Golf Club and finished second in the 1908 Canadian Open. Jump to: navigation, search Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is a sport where individual players or teams hit a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... Dorking is a market town nestling under the North Downs approximately 25 miles south of London. ... Jump to: navigation, search Surrey is a county in southern England, part of the South East England region and one of the Home Counties. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1904. ...


Sargent won the 1909 U.S. Open at Englewood Golf Club in New Jersey. He set a new 72 hole scoring record for the tournament of 290. He played in sixteen U.S. Opens in total, and finished in the top ten six times. He also won the 1912 Canadian Open. The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Garden State Other U.S. States Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D) Acting Senators Jon Corzine (D) Frank Lautenberg (D) Official languages None defined Area 22,608 km² (47th)  - Land 19,231 km²  - Water 3,378 km² (14. ...


Sargent became a member of the Professional Golfers' Association of America at its inception in 1916, and served as president for five years. He is credited with introducing the use of motion pictures to study the golf swing. He was head professional at Ohio's Scioto Country Club from 1912 to 1924, at Minneapolis' Interlachen Golf Club from 1924 to 1928, at the Chevy Chase Club from 1928 to 1932, and at East Lake Country Club, from 1932 until his retirement fifteen years later. He is a member of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame, as are his sons Harold and Jack. Founded in 1916, the Professional Golfers Association of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States and claims to be the largest working sports organization in the world with more than 27,000 members. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Buckeye State Other U.S. States Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Governor Bob Taft (R) Senators Mike DeWine (R) George Voinovich (R) Official languages None Area 116,096 km² (34th)  - Land 106,154 km²  - Water 10,044 km² (8. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ...


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George Sargent was born in Dorking, England, in 1882.
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Georgia Golf Hall of Fame (207 words)
Sargent became a member of the U.S. PGA at its inception in 1916, and served as president for five years.
Sargent was the Head Golf Professional at Ohio's Scioto Country Club from 1912 to 1924, at Minneapolis' Interlachen Golf Club from 1924 to 1928, and at the Chevy Chase Club from 1928 to 1932.
George Sargent joined sons Harold and Jack as a member of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame on January 7, 1995.
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