Travis, Walter

Hometown:

AUSTRALIA

Malden

Year Inducted:

1979

Induction Category:

Pinehurst

Birth Date:

Jan 10, 1862 -
Jul 31, 1927

Walter Travis

Amateur Wins: 16

  • 1900: U.S. Amateur, Metropolitan Amateur
  • 1901: U.S. Amateur
  • 1902: Metropolitan Amateur
  • 1903: U.S. Amateur
  • 1904: The Amateur Championship, North and South Amateur
  • 1906: Florida Open
  • 1909: Metropolitan Amateur
  • 1910: North and South Amateur
  • 1912: North and South Amateur
  • 1913: Cuban Amateur
  • 1914: Cuban Amateur
  • 1915: Metropolitan Amateur, Southern Florida Amateur
  • 1916: Southern Florida Amateur

Accomplishments

  • Founder, The American Golfer Magazine: 1908
  • Designed or remodeled nearly 50 courses, including:
  • Country Club of Buffalo (now Grover Cleveland Golf Course), site of 1912 U.S. Open;
  • Columbia Country Club, site of 1921 U.S. Open
  • Garden City Golf Club, site of 1908 U.S. Amateur Championship