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In 1928, The Open Championship was played at Royal St George’s . The Open Championship was also played here in:

Sandwich — 1928

Hagen’s Royal St George’s double

Six years after becoming the first native-born American to win the Open, Walter Hagen returned to Royal St George’s in 1928 and repeated his victory. Soon after his arrival in Britain he played a 72-hole match against big-hitting Archie Compston at Moor Park for the not inconsiderable ...

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Sandwich — 1928 Results

pos player ctry r1 r2 r3 r4 total
1 Walter HAGEN USA 75 73 72 72 292
2 Gene SARAZEN USA 72 76 73 73 294
3 Archie COMPSTON GBR 75 74 73 73 295
4 Fred ROBSON GBR 79 73 73 73 298
4 Percy ALLISS GBR 75 76 75 72 298
6 Aubrey BOOMER GBR 79 73 77 72 301
6 Jose JURADO ARG 74 71 76 80 301
6 Jim BARNES USA 81 73 76 71 301
9 Bill MEHLHORN USA 71 78 76 77 302
10 William H. DAVIES GBR 78 74 79 73 304
 

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