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Encyclopedia > Reg Whitcombe

Reg Whitcombe (born ????; died 1956) was an English golfer. He began his career at Came Down Golf Club in Dorset and served in the British forces during World War I. He was the professional at Parkstone Golf Club from 1926 (according to Parkstone's site) or 1927 (according to Came Down's site) until his death. He finished runner up to Henry Cotton in the 1937 Open Championship at Carnoustie, and in 1938 he won the Open at Royal St George's. His two older brothers Ernest and Charles were also professional golfers and all three played for Great Britain in the Ryder Cup, with Reg making his appearance in 1935. 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... Dorset (pronounced Dorsit, sometimes in the past called Dorsetshire) is a county in the southwest of England, on the English Channel coast. ... Combatants Allies: Serbia, Russia, France, Romania, Belgium, British Empire, United States, Italy, and others Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire Casualties Military dead: 5 million Civilian deaths: 3 million Total of dead: 8 million Military dead: 4 million Civilian deaths: 3 million Total dead: 7 million The First... Henry Cotton (Born Jan. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... Carnoustie, Tayside, Scotland is a small town (pop. ... The Royal St Georges Golf Club is one the premier golf clubs in the United Kingdom, and one of the courses on The Open Championship rotation. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...

Further reading

  • The Whitcombes: A Golfing Legend by Peter Fry

External link

  • The Whitcombe brothers



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