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Encyclopedia > Jack White (golfer)

Jack White was a Scottish golfer. He was born at Pefferside, four miles east of North Berwick on 15 August 1873. He was the son of an agricultural labourer and worked as a caddie from the age of ten. Like many early professionals he trained as a clubmaker. From his late teens he worked as a golf professional at North Berwick in the summer and at York Golf Club in England in the winter. He first played in The Open Championship in 1892 and in 1904, when it was played at Royal St. George's he won it for the first and only time. He was the professional at the prestigious Sunningdale Golf Club outside London for over twenty five years from 1902. He died in 1949 at Gullane, East Lothian. Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... North Berwick is a small Scottish seaside town in East Lothian, on the south shore of the Firth of Forth, about 25 miles east of Edinburgh. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... In golf, caddy (or caddie) is the person who carries a players bag, and gives insightful advice and moral support. ... York is a city in northern England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages None official English de facto Capital None official London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... Gullane is a small village on the East coast of Scotland, on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. ... East Lothian (Lodainn an Ear in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council areas in Scotland, and a Lieutenancy Area. ...


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  • Famous North Berwick Golfers profile

 
 

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