Arthur Havers

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Arthur Gladstone Havers
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Havers after winning the 1923 Open at Royal Troon
Personal information
Full nameArthur Gladstone Havers
Born(1898-06-10)10 June 1898
Norwich, Norfolk, England
Died27 December 1980(1980-12-27) (aged 82)
Haslemere, Surrey, England [1]
Sporting nationalityFlag of England.svg  England
Professional wins5
Best results in major championships
(wins: 1)
Masters Tournament DNP
PGA Championship DNP
U.S. Open T15: 1927
The Open Championship Won: 1923

Arthur Gladstone Havers (10 June 1898 – 27 December 1980) [2] [3] was an English professional golfer. Havers won the 1923 Open Championship at Royal Troon and the Glasgow Herald Tournament the following week at Gleneagles, the two big successes of his career. He played in the Ryder Cup in 1927, 1931 and 1933.


Havers was born in Norwich, England. He had first qualified for the Open in 1914 at the age of sixteen. [2] Havers was professional at Moor Park, West Lancashire, Coombe Hill, Sandy Lodge and Frinton. [2]

Tournament wins

Major championships

Wins (1)

YearChampionship54 holesWinning scoreMarginRunner-up
1923 The Open Championship 1 shot lead73-73-73-76=2951 stroke Flag of the United States.svg Walter Hagen

Results timeline

U.S. Open NTNT
The Open Championship 69NTNTNTNTNT
U.S. Open T15
The Open Championship T74T121T29T20T28T7CUT11
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship T103T14T4160T17CUT

Note: Havers only played in The Open Championship and the U.S. Open.

  Top 10
  Did not play

NT = No tournament
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Team appearances

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  1. "Find a will | GOV.UK".
  2. 1 2 3 "Mr A.G. Havers. The Times, 29 December 1980; p. 12; Issue 60812.
  3. "Deaths – Havers. The Times, 31 December 1980; p. 22; Issue 60814.