Past Champions
 

TIMELINE

British sink German battleship Blucher

Einstein develops new theory of relativity

Booker T. Washington died after a brief illness

1915


Jerome D. Travers

Jerome D. Travers, an amateur from the Upper Montclair (N.J.) Country Club, followed the trail which Ouimet had blazed. Travers already had won the Amateur four times, and he achieved his ambition in the Open by playing the last six holes in one under par to beat Tom McNamara by a stroke. The Championship was at the Baltusrol (N.J.) Golf Club in June and Travers' score was 76-72-723-76-297, nine over par.

OPEN RECORDS


Starts - 4

Best Finish - Winner 1915

Rds - 14

Cuts Made - 3

Top 3 - 1

Top 5 - 1

Top 10 - 1

Top 25 - 2

Avg. - 78.58

Scores In 60s - 0

Rds Under Par - 0

Earnings - Amateur