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Three-time Open Champion Henry Cotton served in the Royal Air Force during World War II

Three-time Open Champion Henry Cotton served in the Royal Air Force during World War II

Unlike many professionals of his day who came from humble origins, three-time Open Champion Henry Cotton was born into an upper middle-class English family. He found his way to golf at the age of 13 after abandoning cricket. At 17, Cotton turned professional. After tying for 7th at St Andrews in 1933 and several other

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Muirfield – Host of The 2013 Open Championship

Located in East Lothian, Scotland, Muirfield was the site of the 2013 Open Championship won by Phil Mickelson. Home of The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, who relocated there from Musselburgh in 1891 to play on a course laid out by Old Tom Morris, Muirfield previously hosted the Open 15 times. One of the most

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