Cotton, Sir Henry

Hometown:

UNITED KINGDOM

Holmes Chapel

Year Inducted:

1980

Induction Category:

Pinehurst

Birth Date:

Jan 28, 1907 -
Dec 22, 1987

Sir Henry Cotton

Professional Majors: 3

  • Open Championship: 1934, 1937, 1948

Additional Wins: 31

  • 1925: Kent Professional Championship
  • 1927: Kent Professional Championship
  • 1928: Kent Professional Championship
  • 1928: Croydon and District Professional Championship
  • 1930: Kent Professional Championship, Mar-del-Plata Open, Belgium Open
  • 1931: Dunlop Southport Tournament
  • 1932: Dunlop Southport Tournament
  • 1934: Belgium Open
  • 1935: Leeds Tournament, Yorkshire Evening News
  • 1936: Italian Open, Dunlop-Metropolitan
  • 1937: German Open, Silver King Tournament, Czechoslovak Open
  • 1938: Belgium Open, German Open, Czechoslovak Open
  • 1939: German Open, Daily Mail
  • 1945: News Chronicle Tournament
  • 1946: French Open, Star £1,500 tournament, Vichy Open
  • 1947: French Open, Yorkshire Evening News, Spalding Tournament
  • 1948: White Sulphur Springs Invitation
  • 1953: Dunlop 2,000 Guineas Tournament
  • 1954: Penfold 1,000 Guineas Tournament

Ryder Cup Appearances: 4

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1929, 1937,1947
  • Captain: 1947, 1953

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Harry Vardon Trophy, European Tour: 1938
  • Knight Bachelor: 1988