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1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan


Spectacular golf heirloom which was claimed by Frank Stranahan by virtue of his third successive World Championship of Golf crown at George May's Tam O'Shanter event held outside Chicago, Il.in 1952. As clearly stated on the sterling permanent trophy which was housed at Tam C.C."Win the event three successive years and claim the oversized permanent trophy". That is just what Stranahan did with his third straight at the '52 event, but it was a fight for three rounds aginst his old amateur rival, Hall of Famer Bill Campbell. "Stranny" actual found himself down by two strokes to Campbell after 54-holes. However, with this grandeous trophy in his sights Frank zoomed to a final round 69 while Campbell ballooned to 80. A nine stroke win, marking his third straight year of triumph at the World Championship of Amateur Golf. Engraving on the front of the trophy which Stranahan claimed states:

The
World Championship
Of Golf
Men's Amateur Section
An Annual Medal Play Event Founded In 1948 By
George S May
President of Tam O'Shanter Country Club
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. And Dedicated To
The Furtherance Of International Interest In Golf
This Cup Shall Remain In The Possession Of
Tam O'Shanter Country Club
Until Won Three Consecutive Times
By The Same Contender At Which Time It
Will Go Into The Winner's Permanent Possession

Also etched on this trophy are the winners honor roll:

1948
William C. Campbell
Guyan Golf & country Club
Huntington, West Virginia
1949
William C. Campbell
1950
Frank R. Stranahan
1951
Frank Stranahan
Inverness Country Club
Toledo, Ohio
1952
Frank Stranahan
Iverness Country Club
Toledo, Ohio

Engravings on the bottom are as follows: Berry & Whitmore Co. - Sterling - 4684 - 20 PTS

10 1/2" diameter, handles extend 3" out from cup, stands 18 1/2" tall

Slight ding where the word 'Consecutive' is inscribed on the front side. This highly visual,superb golf display piece retains it's fresh and crisp etchings on both front and reverse.

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1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan
1952 World Championship of Amateur Golf at Tam O'Shanter Sterling Trophy - Won by Stranahan
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