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Harold Hilton - 1892 British Open Champion Photo View Larger Image

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  • Date: 1892
  • Location: Great Britain
  • Photo Composition: Portrait

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Harold Hilton - 1892 British Open Champion

Catalog Number: 0-0-0950-1050

 Harold Hilton in 1892 posing against a fence post with a small British flag stiffened by the wind. Harold Hilton (1869-1942) won the British Open Championship in 1892 (only the second amateur to do so), he won it again in 1897; he was a four-time British Amateur Champion between 1900 and 1913. Hilton also won the Irish Open Amateur Championship in 1897,1900, '01, and '02.  In 1911 Harold Hilton became the first man to win both the United States and British Amateur Championships in the same year. Harold Hilton was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1978.

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