Along with Harry Vardon and J H Taylor, Englishman James Braid [1870 - 1950] was one of the great triumvirate that dominated British golf at the turn of the century, when they won the British Open 16 times between them, with Braid winning the Open 5 times. In later life Braid was a much respected golf course designer.
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The great triumvirate of J H Taylor, James Braid and Harry Vardon
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