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1916 Walter Hagen Shawnee Open Winner's Gold Medal....

2011 November 10-11 Vintage Sports Collectibles Signature Auction- Dallas #7041

 
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Auction Ended On: Nov 11, 2011
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Location: Heritage Auctions
3500 Maple Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219

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1916 Walter Hagen Shawnee Open Winner's Gold Medal. The fifth annual Shawnee Open tournament was held in August at the famous Shawnee On The Delaware resort. Hagen took home the $250 first prize with rounds of 75, 75, 75 and 73, winning by four strokes.

The Shawnee golf club's impressive stag mascot appears in relief on the obverse of this distinctive medal, with verso engraved "Annual Open Tournament 1916, Winner Walter C. Hagen." Maker's mark at bottom is stamped "Caldwell & Co. 14K." Medal was originally purchased at auction as Lot #305 from Sporting Antiquities in 1990, having been consigned by the Hagen family. The medal measures approximately 1.5" in diameter and presents in fine, undamaged condition. Weight is eighteen grams. Lot derives from the Philadelphia Private Golf Museum.

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