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Vardon

[vahr-dn] /ˈvɑr dn/
noun
1.
Harry, 1870–1937, British golfer.
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  • He would call her "Kid" and say that Vardon had nothing on him.

    Ade's Fables George Ade
  • At the short fourteenth Vardon was bunkered, and took an hour.

  • In that year Vardon finished first, Taylor second, and Braid sixth.

  • This is absolutely bad golf, and Vardon does not do this himself.

    The Soul of Golf Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • Vardon refers to the pull and the slice as being the master strokes in golf.

    The Soul of Golf Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • Vardon plays this shot perfectly, but he does not describe it as well as he plays it.

    The Soul of Golf Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • I shall give here what Braid, Vardon, and Taylor have to say about putting.

    The Soul of Golf Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • There is another matter which Vardon refers to that I should like to notice here.

    The Soul of Golf Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • Vardon says that "except in putting there is no pure wrist shot in golf."

    The Soul of Golf Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • Anyhow it was Vardon's own mistake, if it was one, and he is very sorry for it.

    The Happy Golfer Henry Leach
British Dictionary definitions for Vardon

Vardon

/ˈvɑːdən/
noun
1.
Harry. 1870–1937, British golfer
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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