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What course did Francis Ouimet win?

Francis DeSales Ouimet (May 8, 1893 – September 2, 1967) was an American amateur golfer who is frequently referred to as the "father of amateur golf" in the United States. He won the U.S. Open in 1913 and was the first non-Briton elected Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.

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Consequently, did Francis Ouimet ever turn pro?

In fact, when he won it the first time, in 1914, Ouimet became the first golfer ever to win both the U.S. Open and Amateur. Ouimet never turned pro. But he did fare well in a few other U.S. Opens: He placed fifth in 1914 and third in 1925. Ouimet played in the first Walker Cup in 1922, and on seven more American teams.

Secondly, what course was the greatest game ever played? The film's screenplay was adapted by Mark Frost from his book, The Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf. It was shot in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, with the Kanawaki Golf Club, in Kahnawake, Quebec, the site of the golf sequences.

what did Francis Ouimet do for a living?

Stock broker Golfer Banker

Did Francis Ouimet have a kid caddy?

Lowery is best known as the 10-year-old caddie of Francis Ouimet during the 1913 U.S. Open, held at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts, which Ouimet won in a playoff over Harry Vardon and Ted Ray. Lowery and Ouimet remained lifelong friends, and when Ouimet died in 1967, Lowery was one of the pallbearers.

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