|Birth Day||June 27, 1842|
|Age||177 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Aug 16, 1905 (age 63)|
His father was a greens keeper at the Old Course, which is how he learned the game of golf.
He completed the rare feat of winning 3 consecutive British Open Championships.
He fathered 11 children with Janet Armit.
He and Tom Watson are amongst a small group of golfers to have won 3 Open Championships.