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Encyclopedia > Jack Simpson

Jack Simpson, was a Scottish golfer. He was born Earlsferry, Fife in around 1858, and was one of six golfing brothers. He played his golf out of Carnoustie. He was a powerful but erratic player. He won the 1884 Open Championship at Prestwick with a score of 160 for 36 holes, despite taking a nine at his second hole. His winner's prize was £10. He didn't have any other high finishes at the Open and concentrated mainly on clubmaking. He died in 1895. Motto: (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity(English) Wha daur meddle wi me? (Scots)[1] Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic, Scots[2] Government  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I... The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, generally regarded as the worlds Home of Golf. Golf is a sport in which individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and also is one of the few ball games that does not use... Earlsferry is a village in Fife, Scotland, situated beside Chapel Ness on the north coast of the Firth of Forth eight miles east of Leven. ... Fife (Fìobh in Gaelic) is a council area of Scotland, situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, with landward boundaries to Perth and Kinross and Clackmannanshire. ... The Royal Burgh of Carnoustie (Gaelic: Càrn Fheusda) is a burgh in the council area of Angus, Scotland. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... Prestwick Golf Club is located in the town of Prestwick on the Ayrshire coast of Scotland. ... ISO 4217 Code GBP User(s) United Kingdom, the British Indian Ocean Territory[1] Inflation 2. ...


References

British Open Champions (1991) by Michael Hobbs, Chapmans Publishers ISBN 1-85592-556-7


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Jack Simpson Kirkpatrick was born in 1892 at South Shields in the north east of England.
Simpson knew no fear and moved unconcernedly amid shrapnel and rifle fire, steadily carrying out his self imposed task day by day, and he frequently earned the applause of the personnel for his many fearless rescues of wounded men from areas subject to rifle and shrapnel fire."
Monash, commander of the 4th Brigade at the time (where Jack was operating) was an eye-witness to his activities and sent in a lengthy submission to Divisional Headquarters on May 20th.
Jack Walraven's Simpson Trial Transcripts (4280 words)
Simpson: Yeah, actually she left, and then they came back and her mother got in a car with her, and the kids all piled into her sister's car, and they...
Simpson: Yeah, 'cause last night with Kato, when I was leaving, he was saying something to me, and I was rushing to get my phone, and I put a little thing on it, and it stopped.
Simpson: I leave the keys there, you know, when Gigi's there because sometimes she needs it, or Gigi was off and wasn't coming back until today, and I was coming back tonight.
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