Allan Robertson was considered to be one of the first professional golfers.
|Born:||September 11, 1815, St Andrews, Scotland|
|Died:||September 1, 1859, St Andrews, Scotland|
|World Golf Hall of Fame:||2001 (member page)|
About Allan Robertson
Scottish golfer considered to be one of the world’s first professional golfers.
He began to make his living in golf by betting against other players, caddying and crafting clubs.
His life was honored with the establishment of The Open Championship in 1860.
He was born and raised in St Andrews, Scotland.
He was a golf pioneer before Walter Hagen came along.
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