Bobby Cruickshank (Golfer) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

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
Children: Elsie
Turned professional: 1921
Former tour(s): PGA Tour
Professional wins: 29
PGA Tour: 17
Other: 12
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.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

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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