Francis Ouimet

He played on the U.

Ouimet served a few years in the Army, married Stella Sullivan in and opened a sporting-goods store with his brother-in-law, Jack Sullivan. Gardner William C. The single best lesson I ever had in the game of golf came from a caddie.

Ouimet won the U. Open, a victory that laid waste to the notion that golf was a game only for gentlemen -- and foreign ones, at that. Now, tucked down beside the first tee at Aronimink is a lovely little stucco cottage with neat wooden trim which serves as the infamous caddyshack.

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Sweet symmetry entered the Ouimet story a few years ago, when Caitlin Wallerce went on a job interview at the Boston office of Brown Brothers Harriman.

Ray had won the Open Championship in The sport's popularity grew quickly following the Open: The kid was back. Shortly afterward, Frost was tapped by Walt Disney Studios to write a motion picture adaptation. Still trailing by a stroke at No. Francis Ouimet's U. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed. This is where the season caddie honors were given out by Director of Operations Joe Gulley.

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He had been caddying for some 15 years, he told me. Full coverage. Talk about synergy. Perhaps the most successful, and unusual, team was the pair of Francis Ouimet and Eddie Lowery in the U.

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This article was most recently revised and updated by Adam Augustyn , Managing Editor. Also in bronze, dwarfed by the bag he carries, is the year-old caddie who walked all 90 holes by his side. What he accomplished on those September days in — a year-old who walked across the street from his home to The Country Club in Brookline, Mass. They adopted two children, Wilcox and her late brother, John. Given the width of separation — years from his birth, nearly years from his epic U.

CaddyBytes Pro Shop. It was Ouimet's first appearance in the championship. But I found myself missing my friend in the tattered blue parka, and the one with dental deprivations. Vardon was then a five-time British Open champion -- he would win another the following year -- and Ray had won in