Pat Abbott

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Buell Patrick Abbott (January 18, 1912 – 1984) was an American professional golfer.

Abbott was born in Pasadena, California. In 1936, he won the U.S. Amateur Public Links, beating Claude Rippy 4 & 3.[1] In 1938, he lost the U.S. Amateur to Willie Turnesa 8 & 7.[2] He would lose the U.S. Amateur again in 1941 to Bud Ward 4 & 3.[3] He won the 1942 Western Amateur as well as the Southern California Amateur, twice, and the Southern California Open in 1935.

Abbott turned professional after World War II and served as a club pro at Memphis Country Club in Memphis, Tennessee for 34 years. He won the Tennessee Open four times and the Tennessee PGA Senior Championship three times.

Abbott was inducted into the Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame in 2002

Amateur wins (4)

Professional wins (8)


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