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Little Lawson wins National Open golf title in Cleveland in Ohio HD Stock Footage
Little Lawson wins National Open golf title in Cleveland in Ohio HD Stock Footage
Published: 2014/06/07
Channel: CriticalPast
Mckenzie Lawson - Live A Little
Mckenzie Lawson - Live A Little
Published: 2017/04/20
Channel: RnBass
Bringing Up Bates - Lawson
Bringing Up Bates - Lawson's Little Ditty
Published: 2016/06/02
Channel: UPtv
THE LITTLE MOUNTAIN CHURCH BY DOYLE LAWSON AND QUICKSILVER
THE LITTLE MOUNTAIN CHURCH BY DOYLE LAWSON AND QUICKSILVER
Published: 2009/01/14
Channel: Darlene Skyles
Tinashe type Mckenzie Lawson - Live A Little (New Song April 2017)
Tinashe type Mckenzie Lawson - Live A Little (New Song April 2017)
Published: 2017/04/21
Channel: K Music
Lawson Little own
Lawson Little own's golf's greatest match play win streak, not Tiger.
Published: 2014/06/30
Channel: jh12sports
Carl Jackson - The Little Mountain Church
Carl Jackson - The Little Mountain Church
Published: 2014/03/14
Channel: brotherhamlet
THE LITTLE WHITE CHURCH BY DOYLE LAWSON AND QUICKSILVER
THE LITTLE WHITE CHURCH BY DOYLE LAWSON AND QUICKSILVER
Published: 2009/01/11
Channel: Darlene Skyles
YOU GOTTA DIG A LITTLE DEEPER -DOYLE LAWSON-
YOU GOTTA DIG A LITTLE DEEPER -DOYLE LAWSON-
Published: 2009/06/29
Channel: Ronald P.
Lawson Little Carries Off US Amateur Golf Title
Lawson Little Carries Off US Amateur Golf Title
Published: 2015/07/21
Channel: British Movietone
Lawson Little
Lawson Little
Published: 2016/09/04
Channel: WikiWikiup
Jessica Lawson Little Lorelai
Jessica Lawson Little Lorelai
Published: 2011/02/28
Channel: Jessica Lawson
Doyle Lawson, Quicksilver - Help Is On the Way [Live]
Doyle Lawson, Quicksilver - Help Is On the Way [Live]
Published: 2012/06/30
Channel: GaitherVEVO
Thomas Lawson Little Star award from Cancer research UK
Thomas Lawson Little Star award from Cancer research UK
Published: 2012/01/18
Channel: Becky Lawson
Janet Lawson "Two Little Rooms"
Janet Lawson "Two Little Rooms"
Published: 2014/07/28
Channel: wilburscott
Lawson Little League
Lawson Little League
Published: 2009/04/14
Channel: PeterConroy
Lawson On Performing With Little Mix And Take That | Lorraine
Lawson On Performing With Little Mix And Take That | Lorraine
Published: 2016/03/18
Channel: Lorraine
Lawson little vs eagles landing
Lawson little vs eagles landing
Published: 2014/12/11
Channel: lawson little
HELP IS ON THE WAY BY DOYLE LAWSON AND QUICKSILVER
HELP IS ON THE WAY BY DOYLE LAWSON AND QUICKSILVER
Published: 2008/12/27
Channel: Darlene Skyles
Mckenzie Lawson - Live A Little ☆New RNB 2017☆
Mckenzie Lawson - Live A Little ☆New RNB 2017☆
Published: 2017/05/28
Channel: MTV Urban
McKenzie Lawson- Live A Little Lyric Video
McKenzie Lawson- Live A Little Lyric Video
Published: 2017/05/10
Channel: mckenzie lawson
Nashville, Americana Musicians, Photographs By Lawson Little
Nashville, Americana Musicians, Photographs By Lawson Little
Published: 2014/10/22
Channel: Lawson Little
Quail Lodge is 50.  Ed Haber
Quail Lodge is 50. Ed Haber's golf vision. Lawson Little Part One.
Published: 2014/06/26
Channel: jh12sports
Master Strokes (1935)
Master Strokes (1935)
Published: 2014/04/13
Channel: British Pathé
Bobby Wayne Lawson  "LITTLE LIZA JANE"
Bobby Wayne Lawson "LITTLE LIZA JANE"
Published: 2017/04/11
Channel: Bobby Lawson
Doyle Lawson & Jamie Daley - Wait A Little Longer Please Jesus
Doyle Lawson & Jamie Daley - Wait A Little Longer Please Jesus
Published: 2010/11/26
Channel: Colt28683
Mckenzie Lawson - Live A Little
Mckenzie Lawson - Live A Little
Published: 2017/04/20
Channel: Symphony Rnbass
DOYLE LAWSON AND QUICKSILVER / "YOU GOTTA DIG A LITTLE DEEPER"
DOYLE LAWSON AND QUICKSILVER / "YOU GOTTA DIG A LITTLE DEEPER"
Published: 2013/05/28
Channel: Jim Stoppel
Lawson
Lawson's Little World
Published: 2009/10/20
Channel: mrichify
Lawson Little Red Hen Group 4
Lawson Little Red Hen Group 4
Published: 2014/09/03
Channel: Warwick Farm PS
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver  -  Dig A Little Deeper
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - Dig A Little Deeper
Published: 2014/03/12
Channel: DoyleLawsonPR
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - Help Is On The Way
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - Help Is On The Way
Published: 2010/04/26
Channel: 4HisName1
Lawson
Lawson's Little Ninja Yellow Belt Test 11 26 2013
Published: 2013/12/13
Channel: Mark Maske
Little Lawson the Drummer Boy
Little Lawson the Drummer Boy
Published: 2015/12/25
Channel: Lawson's Dad the Actor
Little Lawson Peak
Little Lawson Peak
Published: 2014/05/12
Channel: Vance Wilke
McKenzie Lawson - Live A Little | New Song 2017 | Tinashe | Best R&B Audio
McKenzie Lawson - Live A Little | New Song 2017 | Tinashe | Best R&B Audio
Published: 2017/04/24
Channel: MstOztrK
I Die A Little More Each Day - Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver 1990
I Die A Little More Each Day - Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver 1990
Published: 2016/12/28
Channel: Bryan Haywood
Smoke A Little Smoke-Eric Church by Jennifer Lawson
Smoke A Little Smoke-Eric Church by Jennifer Lawson
Published: 2010/11/11
Channel: Jen Lawson
Lawson Little Red Hen Group 3
Lawson Little Red Hen Group 3
Published: 2014/09/03
Channel: Warwick Farm PS
Little Lawson Heartbeat
Little Lawson Heartbeat
Published: 2014/02/26
Channel: John Lawson
Lawson Boppings big step down gap, comes up a little short
Lawson Boppings big step down gap, comes up a little short
Published: 2013/06/02
Channel: Five3DesignsJdub
Little Lawson Bangin on some drums!
Little Lawson Bangin on some drums!
Published: 2014/03/19
Channel: Folkstonheaven
Little Drummer Hunter Lawson Martin
Little Drummer Hunter Lawson Martin
Published: 2017/02/14
Channel: Ros Martin
Get On Board Little Children - Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
Get On Board Little Children - Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
Published: 2016/09/27
Channel: Bryan Haywood
Every Little Thing by Lauren Lawson
Every Little Thing by Lauren Lawson
Published: 2017/06/06
Channel: Lauren Lawson Music
Lawson Rolins-In Motion (Little Paradise).wmv
Lawson Rolins-In Motion (Little Paradise).wmv
Published: 2011/09/06
Channel: argiro2
Lawson Little Red Hen Group 1
Lawson Little Red Hen Group 1
Published: 2014/09/03
Channel: Warwick Farm PS
Beyoncé
Beyoncé's New Stepsister Is Famous: Meet Actress Bianca Lawson
Published: 2015/04/14
Channel: Wochit Entertainment
Brother sister Lawson Little brother helping his sister get her crutches 2017
Brother sister Lawson Little brother helping his sister get her crutches 2017
Published: 2017/04/22
Channel: rhonda lawson
Something A Little Spooky (
Something A Little Spooky ( 'A Crumbling Barn' by Robin Lawson.)
Published: 2014/11/24
Channel: Sprout Productions
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Lawson Little
Personal information
Full name William Lawson Little, Jr.
Nickname Cannonball
Born (1910-06-23)June 23, 1910
Fort Adams, Newport, Rhode Island
Died February 1, 1968(1968-02-01) (aged 57)
Monterey, California
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality  United States
Spouse Dorothy Hurd (m. 1936-1968)
Children Linda, Sandra, Sonya, William Lawson III
Career
College Stanford University
Turned professional 1936
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 9
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 8
Best results in major championships
(wins: 5)
Masters Tournament T3: 1939
U.S. Open Won: 1940
The Open Championship T4: 1935
PGA Championship T17: 1946, 1951
U.S. Amateur Won: 1934, 1935
British Amateur Won: 1934, 1935
Achievements and awards
World Golf Hall of Fame 1980 (member page)
James E. Sullivan Award 1935

William Lawson Little, Jr. (June 23, 1910 – February 1, 1968) was an American professional golfer who also had a distinguished amateur career.

Little was born in Newport, Rhode Island, and lived much of his early life in the San Francisco area, where his father was a senior military officer. Little was one of the most dominant amateur players in the history of the sport, capturing both the British Amateur and the U.S. Amateur, then regarded as major championships, consecutively in 1934 and 1935. He remains the only player to have won both titles in the same year more than once. Little's winning margin of 14 and 13 in the 1934 British final remains the record for dominance. Bob Dickson, Harold Hilton and Bobby Jones are the only other golfers to have won the two titles in the same year.

Little graduated from Stanford University in 1934 and is a member of the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. He won the James E. Sullivan Award for outstanding amateur athlete in 1935. Little was a student of golf instructor Ernest Jones.

Little turned professional in April 1936, and he won eight times on the PGA Tour including one professional major, the 1940 U.S. Open. This tally was considered somewhat disappointing; he was said to have lost interest in golf during World War II, when the major championships were cancelled, and to have focused his attention more on the stock market. He carried up to 26 clubs in his bag, and this prompted the United States Golf Association to introduce the 14-club limit in 1938.

Little died in Monterey, California in 1968. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1980.

Amateur wins (9)[edit]

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour wins (8)[edit]

Professional major championship is shown in bold.

Other wins[edit]

Major championships[edit]

Professional wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship 54 holes Winning score Margin Runner-up
1940 U.S. Open 1 shot deficit −1 (72-69-73-73=287) Playoff 1 United States Gene Sarazen

1 Defeated Sarazen in an 18-hole playoff - Little 70 (−2), Sarazen 73 (+1).

Amateur wins (4)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Runner-up
1934 U.S. Amateur 8 & 7 United States David Goldman
1934 British Amateur 14 & 13 Scotland James Wallace
1935 U.S. Amateur 4 & 2 United States Walter Emery
1935 British Amateur 1 up England William Tweddell

Results timeline[edit]

Amateur

Tournament 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935
U.S. Amateur QF R16 DNQ R32 SF 1 1
The Amateur Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 1 1

Professional

Tournament 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
Masters Tournament DNP 6 LA T20 T19 T10 T3
U.S. Open T25 LA DNP DNP CUT T38 T42
The Open Championship DNP T4 LA DNP DNP DNP CUT
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Masters Tournament T19 8 T7 NT NT NT T21 T14 T40 T23
U.S. Open 1 T17 NT NT NT NT T10 T31 CUT CUT
The Open Championship NT NT NT NT NT NT 10 DNP T32 DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP NT DNP DNP R32 DNP R64 R64
Tournament 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957
Masters Tournament 9 6 WD WD T38 65 T72 T28
U.S. Open CUT CUT CUT T45 T35 CUT DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP R32 R64 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

LA = Low amateur
NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
DNQ = Did not qualify for match play portion of U.S. Amateur
R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in match play
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10

Sources: Masters,[1] U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur,[2] British Open[3]

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 1 1 7 13 20 18
U.S. Open 1 0 0 1 2 4 16 9
The Open Championship 0 0 0 1 2 2 4 3
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 5
Totals 1 0 1 3 11 21 45 35
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 13 (1940 Masters – 1948 PGA)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 2 (three times)

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

Amateur

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Past Winners & Results". Masters Tournament. Archived from the original on October 12, 2013. Retrieved November 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ USGA Championship Database Archived 2010-12-21 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Muirfield – 1935 Results – Lawson Little". The Open. Retrieved November 7, 2013. 

External links[edit]

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