Wentworth (West) - Golf Course in England

About Wentworth (West)


The 1953 ryder cup matches between the united states and great britain were held at wentworth golf club. Lloyd mangrum (us) and henry cotton (gb) were the team captains. This was one of the most tightly fought ryder cups ever, with the americans having to wait until the final stages of the singles matches to prevail by a single point. Bernard hunt missed a putt on the 18th green to halve with dave douglas, and peter alliss took a six on the final hole to lose 1-up to jim turnesa. âĢľNo, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never, never In 1951, the ryder cup was held at pinehurst, and in 1955, it was won at thunderbird.

The wentworth club's west course is the most well-known of the surrey heath and heather courses. Wentworth is also the most broadcast club in the united kingdom, having once hosted three professional tournaments a year (world matchplay, pga, and seniors masters), but now only the pga championship is held there. The west course was also the site of the tensely fought 1953 ryder cup, which was won by the americans by a single point, 612 512.

When harry colt was approached to plan the west course, which opened for play in 1926, he must have been overjoyed. After all, he had planned the east course (which had been built two years earlier) and was already acquainted with the terrain.

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