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Cooper, Harry

Born: 1904 AD
Died: 2000 AD, at 96 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Golf Player


1904 - Born in the town of Leatherhead, England on the 6th of August.

1932 - His greatest successes were across the border, as he won the Canadian Open.

1936 - A perennial U.S. Open contender.

         - U.S. Open at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey, Cooper was involved in a highly controversial match with Tony Manero, who was suspected of cheating.

1937 - Cooper won 31 PGA Tour titles in all and the inaugural Vardon Trophy.

1938 - He was nicknamed, also placed second in the Masters as well as reaching the semi-finals of the PGA Championship.

1960-1970 - He was the Director of Golf on the Oceanic Cruise Liner, which sailed between New York City and the Caribbean during the Christmas season.

1992 - He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

2000 - Died on the 17th of October at hospital in White Plains, New York at the age of 96.


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