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Some records of the ‘Golfing Gadds’ that might have made it into the books of ‘Facts and Feats’:

George Gadd:
Won the second most important event of the day, after being taken to the 19th hole in four rounds. -- News of the World Matchplay Championship, 1922

Charles Gadd:
Won a PGA event from a field including two Ryder Cup players, despite being severely disabled. -- Northern Professional Championship, 1930

Bert Gadd:
Won a European national championship the first - and only - time he played on the continent. -- French Open Championship, 1933

Holed a putt that he paced out at 43 yards (approximately 130 feet), in a Major Championship. -- The Open, St Andrews, 1933

(Bobby Jones was reputed to have holed a putt in excess of 100 feet in winning the previous St Andrews Open, 1927. The longest recorded putt in a major was 110 feet by Zimbabwe’s Nick Price on his way to victory in the 1992 USPGA Championship (Guinness Book of Records)).

Won a national championship with two closing eagle threes. -- Irish Open, 1937

Won a regional tournament nine years running. -- Northumberland & Durham Victory Challenge Cup, 1950-58

Recorded the best aggregate score in a Professional Alliance seven years running.
Northumberland & Durham Aggregate Cup, 1953-59

Regained his amateur status at the age of seventy-six, after over sixty years as a professional. -- Ellesmere Port G.C., 1985

Won a club competition at the age of eighty-eight with a gross score of 74 - 14 shots under his age. --Ellesmere Port G.C., 1997

(Bert Gadd’s handicap was never higher than single figures from his early teens to his late eighties)

Remained the (joint) holder of a course record at the age of ninety (67, Royal County Down – 1935) -- Ref: Golfer’s Handbook, 1999