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Friday, September 19, 2014
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Brookline Amateur Wins U.S. Open





On this day in 1913, at The Country Club in Brookline, 20-year-old Francis Ouimet became the first amateur to win the U.S. Open Golf Tournament. Growing up in an immigrant family across the street from the prestigious course, Ouimet taught himself to play, read everything he could lay his hands on, and carefully observed the players while he caddied...
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