Harry Cooper
Professional golfer
Harry Cooper
Harry E. Cooper was a prominent PGA Tour golfer of the 1920s and 1930s. After he retired from competitive golf, he became a well-regarded instructor, into his 90s. Cooper was born in the town of Leatherhead, England. His father was a professional golfer who had served as an apprentice to Old Tom Morris at St. Andrews. His mother, Alice Cooper, was also a golf professional, a very rare career for women in that era.
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For PGA's White, Return to Plainfield Evokes Memories - New York Times (blog)
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“I remember that Lighthorse Harry Cooper was the pro at Metropolis then,” White said. Cooper, the pro at Metropolis from 1953-78, is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. He won 31 times on Tour, but never won a major, finishing as runner-up at the
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Will the Wetherby News dress be modelled again? - Wetherby Today
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The show president for the year was Harry Cooper who was proprietor of the Wetherby News. Making the dress was a family affair. Her mother Hilda Gardiner bought some plain butter muslin material and after it had been printed, cut out the material and
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Real Estate Transfers 8/21/11 - Knoxville News Sentinel
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Samuel Cooper, secretary-treasurer, and Harry Cooper trust to Hilda Cooper, on Emory Road, $41825. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Lawrence LaPlue and Victoria LaPlue, in Lloyd E. Sharps addition, $41250. First Peoples Bank to Mark Tipton,
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SummerFest's Sensational 25th Celebration Gala - Patch.com
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Among those still there until late were Brenda Baker and Steve Baum, Dr. Sevil and Johan Brahme, Marsha and Bill Chandler, Linda Chester and Dr. Kenneth Rind, Karen and Don Cohn, Valerie and Harry Cooper, Bob and Bea Epsten, Olivia and Peter Farrell,
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Better Homes and Gardens at Port Stephens this weekend - Newcastle Herald
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Fast Ed will then challenge V8 supercar drivers Mark Winterbottom and James Courtney to a prawn peeling competition tomorrow and Dr Harry Cooper will visit with his animals on Sunday to wrap up filming. Griggs and Dennis have worked together on the
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The Salvation Army gives Courier country the chance to help riot-hit cities - Scotland Courier
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From left — Lt David Gosling, community manager Harry Cooper, Lt Jennifer Gosling and, making the first donation to the appeal, Michael and Bridget Anderson. By Kirsten Johnson The Salvation Army's emergency support unit have been on duty in areas of
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Jewel Ball Turns 65 With Sapphire - Patch.com
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Royce and John Campbell, Valerie and Harry Cooper, Guylyn and Scott Cummins, Natasha Reiss and Eric Johnson, Tricia and Bill Kellogg, Tiffany Kellogg, Susan Dunn and Robert Mani, and Hollis and Jeremiah Sullivan were also in attendance
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Numerous Thefts Occur Throughout Lycoming County - NorthcentralPa.com
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State police arrested Harry Cooper, 29, of Unityville after he was caught shoplifting by Sears loss prevention on Aug. 1. Trooper Paul McGee said a retail theft citation was issued to Cooper. Crews from local fire departments and emergency personnel
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Local club pro won major PGA tourney - Jamestown News
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XXBut at the 1937 US Open, tied for the lead with Manero, Harry Cooper grew impatient waiting for spectators to clear the par-3 15th hole in the final round. His tee shot bounced off a spectator into a bunker. Cooper bogeyed the hole
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How valuable is a major championship? - GolfDigest.com (blog)
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Colin Montgomerie, even more than two players from yesteryear, Macdonald Smith and Harry Cooper, has the glossiest golf résumé among those who have everything but a major to their credit. Montgomerie has won 31 times on the European Tour, led the Order
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Dr Harry proves a hit at pet expo - Byron Shire News
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DISPENSING advice and happily chatting with fans, popular TV vet Dr Harry Cooper was the star attraction at the Ipswich Pet Expo on Saturday. Held as part of the Ipswich Home Show, the expo gave locals the chance to discuss any pet-related problem they
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Goring boy will meet Santa thanks to Starlight Children's Foundation - Littlehampton Gazette (press release)
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WHEN Harry Cooper was asked what his greatest wish in the world was, he never thought his dream to visit Santa in Lapland would come true. But the Goring eight-year-old, who has an incredibly rare auto-immune disease, has just discovered his
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Pets set to take expo spotlight - Ipswich Queensland Times
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Popular TV vet Dr Harry Cooper will also be in attendance on Saturday to answer pet-related questions. The Ipswich Home Show also includes a Craft Expo, where people can learn crafts from the experts and an Antiques Expo. Rounding out the weekend is
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Doobie Brothers Help Promises2Kids Mission - Patch.com
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In addition, Bonnie Saldivar-Jones (founder of On Demand Workouts), Peter Jones, Dr. Mitch Goldman and his fiancée Laura Linden, Miriam and David Smotrich, Susan Oliver, Karianne and Tom Forsyth, Lori and Bill Walton, Valerie and Harry Cooper,
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The Amazing McIlroy, Continued - Washington Times (blog)
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Harry Cooper, 1936 – 3-shot lead in the Masters (2 nd ), 2-shot lead in the Open (2 nd ). Norman, it should be remembered, was the sole third-round leader in all four majors that year – a feat no other player has accomplished
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1931 US Open took 144 holes to decide - Lake County Record-Bee
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Two years later, Tommy Armour beat Harry Cooper in a playoff at the 1927 Open. In 1928, the USGA changed the playoff format to 36 holes for reasons that remain unclear. Maybe they thought of a 36-hole playoff meant more people would buy afternoon round
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1927 -- Tommy Armour wins the US Open with a three-stroke victory over Harry Cooper in a playoff. 1946 -- Lloyd Mangrum edges Byron Nelson and Vic Ghezzi to win the US Open by one stroke in a 36-hole playoff. 1951 -- Ben Hogan captures the US Open for
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美國公開賽里程碑回顧 一百年前米克德米特奪冠 - 臺灣新浪網
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75年前(1936年):托尼-曼尼羅(Tony Manero)在巴特斯羅高爾夫俱樂部(Baltusrol Golf Club)最後一輪打出67桿,力克“輕騎兵”哈里-庫珀(Harry Cooper),贏得生涯唯一一場大滿貫賽勝利。在美國大師賽上,哈里-庫珀已經搞丟了3桿領先優勢,輸給了霍頓-史密斯(Horton Smith)。
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2000
    Age 95
    Cooper had no children and died in a hospital in White Plains, New York in 2000.
    More Details Hide Details He and his wife Emma (who died in 2002) are interred in Lot 15, Graves 1 and 2, in the Kensico Gardens Section of the Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York.
  • 1992
    Age 87
    He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1992.
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    He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1992.
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    In his long golf career he had 31 PGA Tour victories and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1992.
    More Details Hide Details Cooper was born in the town of Leatherhead, England. His father Syd was a professional golfer who had served as an apprentice to Old Tom Morris at St. Andrews. His mother, Alice Cooper, was also a golf professional, a very rare career for women in that era. His family moved to Texas when Cooper was young, and his father took a job as a club professional in Dallas.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1955
    Age 50
    He was active as a senior golfer, placing sixth in the 1955 Senior PGA Championship.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1953
    Age 48
    After his career on tour ended, Cooper became the head professional at the Metropolis Country Club in Greenburgh, New York. He held that position from 1953 to 1978.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1937
    Age 32
    Statistically, Cooper's best year was 1937, when he won eight times on Tour, and was both the leading money winner and the first winner of the Vardon Trophy.
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    He won 31 PGA Tour titles in all and the inaugural Vardon Trophy in 1937; his 31 titles were a record for PGA Tour players born outside the U.S. until surpassed by Vijay Singh in 2008.
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  • 1936
    Age 31
    At the U.S. Open in 1936 at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey, Cooper was involved in a highly controversial showdown with Tony Manero, who was suspected of cheating.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1934
    Age 29
    Some claim this classification is erroneous because Cooper won the 1934 Western Open, which many considered one of golf's major championships at that time.
    More Details Hide Details Although in its early decades the Western Open was widely regarded as a major championship, this designation was unofficial and it is generally not included in tallies of golfers' major championship wins. Other male professional golfer who have had a comparable record of repeated success at the major championships without yet winning one are Colin Montgomerie, Doug Sanders, Macdonald Smith, and Lee Westwood.
  • 1932
    Age 27
    His greatest successes were in Canada, as he won the Canadian Open in 1932 and 1937.
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  • 1927
    Age 22
    He dropped an 18-hole playoff to Tommy Armour in the U.S. Open in 1927, and advanced to the semifinals of the PGA Championship in 1925, falling to eventual champion Walter Hagen.
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  • 1925
    Age 20
    He reached the semi-finals of the PGA Championship in 1925.
    More Details Hide Details In all, he finished in the top-10 19 times in major championships.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1923
    Age 18
    His first pro win, the Galveston Open in 1923, came before he turned twenty years of age.
    More Details Hide Details A perennial U.S. Open contender (with seven top-10 finishes and second place in 1927 and 1936), Cooper was nicknamed "Lighthorse Harry" by sportswriter Damon Runyon for his quick pace of play in winning the inaugural Los Angeles Open in 1926, completing the final 18 holes in 2.5 hours. (During the American Revolution, Lighthorse Harry Lee was a cavalry officer in the Continental Army, later the father of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.) Cooper played in the inaugural Masters Tournament and placed second there in 1936 and 1938.
    Cooper honed his skills at Cedar Crest and turned professional in 1923.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1906
    Age 1
    His grave is now marked with a headstone, but his grave marker erroneously shows 1906 instead of 1904 as his birth year.
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  • 1904
    Born
    Born on August 4, 1904.
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