Arthur Havers

Arthur Gladstone Havers
Personal information
Full nameArthur Gladstone Havers
Born(1898-06-10)10 June 1898
Norwich, Norfolk, England
Died27 December 1980(1980-12-27) (aged 82)
Haslemere, Surrey, England[1]
Nationality England
Career
StatusProfessional
Professional wins5
Best results in major championships
(wins: 1)
Masters TournamentDNP
U.S. OpenT15: 1927
The Open ChampionshipWon: 1923
PGA ChampionshipDNP

Arthur Gladstone Havers (10 June 1898 – 27 December 1980[2][3]) was an English professional golfer. Havers won the 1923 Open Championship at Royal Troon and the Glasgow Herald Tournament the following week at Gleneagles, the two big successes of his career. He played in the Ryder Cup in 1927, 1931 and 1933.

Havers was born in Norwich, England. He had first qualified for the Open in 1914 at the age of sixteen.[2] Havers was professional at Moor Park, West Lancashire, Coombe Hill, Sandy Lodge and Frinton.[2]

Tournament wins[]

Major championships[]

Wins (1)[]

Year Championship 54 holes Winning score Margin Runner-up
1923 The Open Championship 1 shot lead 73-73-73-76=295 1 stroke United States Walter Hagen

Results timeline[]

Tournament 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
U.S. Open NT NT
The Open Championship 69 NT NT NT NT NT
Tournament 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929
U.S. Open T15
The Open Championship T7 4 T12 1 T29 T20 T28 T7 CUT 11
Tournament 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship T10 3 T14 T41 60 T17 CUT
Tournament 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
U.S. Open NT NT NT NT
The Open Championship NT NT NT NT NT NT CUT T27 CUT

Note: Havers only played in The Open Championship and the U.S. Open.

  Win
  Top 10
  Did not play

NT = No tournament
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Team appearances[]

References[]

  1. ^ https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/Calendar?surname=havers&yearOfDeath=1981&page=1#calendar
  2. ^ a b c "Mr A.G. Havers. The Times, 29 December 1980; pg. 12; Issue 60812.
  3. ^ "Deaths – Havers. The Times, 31 December 1980; pg. 22; Issue 60814.