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Jock Hutchison was a professional golfer. He was born in St Andrews Scotland in 1881, but later moved to the United States and became a U.S. citizen. He won two major championships, the 1920 PGA Championship and the 1921 Open Championship at the St Andrews. He was a U.S. citizen at the time of the later victory, so he probably was at the time of the former also. His 1921 was the first by a U.S. based player; the following year Walter Hagen became the first U.S. born winner. 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. ... St Andrews from the top of St Rule’s Tower Named after Saint Andrew, the Royal Burgh of St Andrews is a coastal town in Fife, Scotland, and the home of golf. ... 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. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual golf tournaments in mens professional golf. ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... The Old Course at St Andrews is one of the oldest golf courses in the world. ... Walter Hagen (born Rochester, New York 1892; died 1969) was a major figure in golf in the first half of the 20th century. ...


In 1937 Hutchison won the inaugural Senior PGA Championship at Augusta National Golf Club, and in 1947 he won that event for a second time. The Senior PGA Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... The infamous par three 12th hole known as Golden Bell, part of the three water holes (11-12-13) that make up Amen Corner Augusta National Golf Club, a private golf club in Augusta, Georgia, is one of the most famous and exclusive golf clubs in North America and considered...


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Fowler "Jock" Hutchison (June 6, 1884 – September 27, 1977) was a professional golfer.
In 1937 Hutchison won the inaugural Senior PGA Championship at Augusta National Golf Club, and in 1947 he won that event for a second time.
Hutchison died at the age of 93 in Evanston, Illinois.
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