Robert Allan Cruickshank was a prominent professional golfer from Scotland. He competed in the PGA of America circuit from the early 1920s to the mid-1930s, the forerunner of today’s PGA Tour.
|Full name:||Robert Allan Cruickshank|
|Born:||Nov 16, 1894, Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland|
|Died:||Aug 27, 1975, Delray Beach, Florida|
|Spouse:||Helen “Nellie” Cruickshank|
|Former tour(s):||PGA Tour|
|Masters Tournament:||T4: 1936|
|U.S. Open:||2nd/T2: 1923, 1932|
|The Open Championship:||6th: 1929|
|PGA Championship:||T3: 1922, 1923|
|British Amateur:||T33: 1920|
About Bobby Cruickshank
Scottish golf legend who went from an impoverished childhood to mingling with Hollywood stars.
He learned golf on the local links, where he gained the favor of a rich and childless widow.
He joined the PGA in 1921 and started winning tournaments almost immediately.
He and his brother both learned golf in Edinburgh, thanks to their benefactor.
He was a runner-up in the 1923 U.S. Open, losing in a playoff match to the great Bobby Jones.
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