Elsie Grant-Suttie

golfer (1879-1954)

Elsie Grant-Suttie (1879 - 1954) was a Scottish female golfer in the early 20th-century.

Elsie Grant-Suttie
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Personal information
Born1879
Died1954
Sport
CountryScotland, United Kingdom
SportGolf

Grant-Suttie was from East Lothian where she stareted playing golf. Her trainer was Ben Sayers. She played against the main amateurs and professional golfers at North Berwick, Kilspindic, Muirfield and in the South. She won the Stroke competition at St. Andrews in 1908. At the same venue she also won the Ladies' Open Championship. In 1908 she represented Scotland in the Internationals. She didn't lose from any opponent, including winning from the 1908 Womens Amateur Champion Maud Titterton. Two years later in 1910 she became again champion and again from all her opponents.[1]

Grant-Suttie was a cousin of Sir George Grant-Suttie (1870–1947) and of the venerable Lord Wemyss, who was also a golfer.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 ""BLUE RIBBON" WO/AEN OF 1910. OUR LADY CHAMPIONS". repository.library.brown.edu. Retrieved 1 August 2022.