Charles Blair Macdonald

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Charles Blair Macdonald

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Death: April 21, 1939 (83) (lingering illness)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Francis Macdonald
Father of Francis Macdonald and Janet Grace

Managed by: Douglas Arthur Kellner
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About Charles Blair Macdonald

Charles Blair Macdonald (November 14, 1855 – April 21, 1939) was a major figure in early American golf. He built the first 18-hole course in the United States, was a driving force in the founding of the United States Golf Association, won the first U.S. Amateur championship, and later built some of the most influential golf courses in the United States, to the extent that he is considered the father of American golf course architecture. He is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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Charles Blair Macdonald's Timeline

November 14, 1855
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Age 28
Age 30
IL, United States
April 21, 1939
Age 83