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The Open Championship has been at Royal St George’s in the following years:

Sandwich — 1938

Whitcombe weathers the storm

In some of the worst weather to plague the Open, the 1938 championship struggled to a conclusion as the large exhibition tent was ripped apart and debris scattered as far as the clubhouse at Prince’s, almost a mile away. With the wind at his back Alf Padgham drove the 384-yard 11th and san...

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Sandwich — 1938 Results

pos player ctry r1 r2 r3 r4 total
1 Reg WHITCOMBE ENG 71 71 75 78 295
2 Jimmy ADAMS GBR 70 71 78 78 297
3 Henry COTTON ENG 74 73 77 74 298
4 Dick BURTON ENG 71 69 78 85 303
4 Alf PADGHAM ENG 74 72 75 82 303
4 John J. BUSSON GBR 71 69 83 80 303
4 Allan DAILEY GBR 73 72 80 78 303
8 Bill COX GBR 70 70 84 80 304
8 Fred BULLOCK GBR 73 74 77 80 304
10 Charles WHITCOMBE ENG 71 75 79 80 305
 

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