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Encyclopedia > John Henry Taylor

John Henry Taylor (March 19, 1871 - 1963) was one of the pioneers of the modern game of golf. He was a member of the fabled Great Triumvirate of the sport, along with Harry Vardon and James Braid (golf).


Taylor was also a co-founder of the PGA. Bernard Darwin wrote that Taylor "had turned a feckless company into a self-respecting and respected body of men".


Nationality: British Open wins:

  • 1894 - St. George's;
  • 1895 - St Andrews;
  • 1900 - St Andrews;
  • 1909 - Royal Cinq Ports;
  • 1913 - Hoylake.

External links

  • http://www.golfeurope.com/almanac/players/taylor.htm
  • http://www.ontgolf.ca/history/golfhistory.html

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John Henry Taylor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (205 words)
John Henry Taylor (March 19, 1871 Devon – February 10, 1963) was an English golfer and one of the pioneers of the modern game of golf.
Taylor was a co-founder and the first chairman of the British Professional Golfers' Association.
Taylor captained the 1933 Great Britain Ryder Cup team to a win over the United States and remains the only captain on either side to have never played in the matches.
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