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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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