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St Andrews — 1939

Dick Burton secures last pre-war title for Britain

There had been a string of five home victories since Densmore Shute captured the 1933 title at St Andrews, two of them by Henry Cotton, and he was one of the clear favourites to win again in the unreal atmosphere of the months leading to the outbreak of the second world war. ...

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St Andrews — 1939 Results

pos player ctry r1 r2 r3 r4 total
1 Dick BURTON ENG 70 72 77 71 290
2 Johnny BULLA USA 77 71 71 73 292
3 Reg WHITCOMBE ENG 71 75 74 74 294
3 John FALLON GBR 71 73 71 79 294
3 Alf PERRY ENG 71 74 73 76 294
3 Bill SHANKLAND GBR 72 73 72 77 294
3 Sam KING GBR 74 72 75 73 294
8 Martin POSE ARG 71 72 76 76 295
9 Bobby LOCKE RSA 70 75 76 75 296
9 Percy ALLISS GBR 75 73 74 74 296
 

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