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Harry Vardon
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Born in Grouville, Jersey
Born on 9th of May 1870
Died on 20th of March 1937

Born 1870. Died 1937 - British golfer.


Won the British Open championship six times in 1896, 1898, 1899, 1903, 1911 and 1914. Won the US Open in 1900 and German Open in 1911. Remembered for his overlapping grip which is still known as the Vardon grip.

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