The 70th Open | 1935 Muirfield

Perry wins Open before teaching the next day

Alf Perry produced a stunning performance to win The Open at Muirfield in 1935, before returning to his day job as the pro at Leatherhead the very next morning.

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Perry surged to a four-shot Open win with a record-equalling total of 283, and having claimed the biggest victory of his career, Perry could have been forgiven for resting on his laurels.

Instead, he was back at work as the professional at Leatherhead from 7:30am the next morning.