Francis Ouimet, also known as the "Father of Amateur Golf", was a famous American amateur golfer who made history by becoming the first American to become captain of Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. At the age of 20, he participated in the 1913 U.S. Open and won the competition, thereby becoming the first amateur golf player to ever win the U.S. Open.
He was the son of Mary Burke and Arthur Ouimet. In 1918, he married Stella Sullivan, with whom he had two daughters Janice and Barbara.
He was honored with an induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974. He received the Bob Jones Award in 1955.
was a famous Amateur golfer,
who was born on
May 8, 1893. As a person born on this date, Francis Ouimet is listed in our database as the 17th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 8) and the 9th most popular for the year (1893).
People born on May 8
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Francis Ouimet is the 521st most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Francis Ouimet's birthday, Francis Ouimet ranks 10th in famous people born in Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
In general, Francis Ouimet ranks as the 6217th
most popular famous person, and the 9th most popular golfer of all time.
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