Who Was the First American to Win the British Open?

By Rowena Pedrena

Hall of Famer and U.S. born Walter Hagen won the British Open in 1922. Jock Hutchison, born in Scotland, became a U.S. citizen before winning the tournament in 1921.

About The Author

Rowena Pedrena is currently working with The First Tee Metropolitan New York as a program manager and instructor. She played division one women's golf at Mount Saint Mary's College in Maryland, and has over seven years instruction experience, teaching adults and childrens both individually and in group classes.

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