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Andrew Kirkaldy (golfer)

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Nickname  Andra
Status  Professional
Died  April 16, 1934
Children  3
Role  Golfer
Spouse  Annie McLeod
Name  Andrew Kirkaldy
Nationality  Scotland
Masters Tournament  DNP

Andrew Kirkaldy (golfer) Andrew Kirkaldy golfer Wikipedia

Born  18 March 1860 Scotland (1860-03-18)

Andrew Kirkaldy (18 March 1860 – 16 April 1934) was a Scottish professional golfer who played during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was a frequent competitor in the Open Championship, finishing in the top-10 on 14 occasions. His best finish came in 1889 when he was second. He tied for first place in the event but lost a playoff to Willie Park, Jr.


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Early life

Kirkaldy was born 18 March 1860 in Scotland.

Golf career

In his first Open Championship in 1879, Kirkaldy finished second to Jamie Anderson at the Old Course at St Andrews. In the 1889 Open Championship at Musselburgh Links, he lost a playoff to Willie Park, Jnr. In the 1891 Open Championship his brother Hugh beat him by two shots and he finished second alongside Willie Fernie. In all, he placed in the top-10 14 times and the top-3 six times at the Open.


He died on 16 April 1934 and is buried in the Eastern Cemetery in St Andrews, south of the cathedral, near the main south-west entrance. His wife Annie McLeod Kirkaldy lies with him.

Results in major championships

Note: Kirkaldy played only in The Open Championship.

DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10

Team appearances

  • England–Scotland Professional Match (representing Scotland): 1904 (tie), 1905 (tie), 1907, 1909, 1910
  • References

    Andrew Kirkaldy (golfer) Wikipedia

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