Mike Brady (golfer)

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Mike Brady
M.J. Brady LCCN2014699263.jpg
Brady in 1915
Personal information
Full name Michael Joseph Brady
Nickname King
Born (1887-04-15)April 15, 1887
Brighton, Massachusetts
Died December 3, 1972(1972-12-03) (aged 85)
Dunedin, Florida
Nationality  United States
Status Professional
Professional wins 11
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 9
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament NYF
U.S. Open 2nd: 1911, 1919
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T9: 1916, 1919, 1925, 1926

Michael Joseph Brady (April 15, 1887[1] – December 3, 1972) was an American professional golfer.


Brady was born in Brighton, Massachusetts, on April 15, 1887.[1]

Brady won nine PGA events between 1916 and 1926.[2] He lost in a three-way playoff to John McDermott in the 1911 U.S. Open. He lost to Walter Hagen in a celebrated playoff in the 1919 U.S. Open at the Brae Burn Country Club. Hagen promptly resigned his club pro job at Oakland Hills Country Club after winning and Oakland Hills promptly hired Brady. Brady subsequently won the 1922 Western Open at Oakland Hills.

Brady died in Dunedin, Florida, at the age of 85.[1]

Professional wins

PGA Tour wins (9)

Other wins

Results in major championships

Tournament 1906 1907 1908 1909
U.S. Open 49 T16 T17 12
PGA Championship NYF NYF NYF NYF
Tournament 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
U.S. Open WD 2 T3 14 T5 6 T9 NT NT 2
Tournament 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929
U.S. Open T14 T14 T8 T20 9 7 T16 CUT CUT DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP R32 DNP R32 R16 R16 DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 1930 1931 1932
U.S. Open DNP DNP T49
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP

Note: The Masters Tournament was not yet founded and Brady did not play in The Open Championship.
NYF = Tournament not yet founded
NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
CUT = Missed the half-way cut
WD = Withdrew
R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in PGA Championship match play
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10

Team appearances


  1. ^ a b c Elliott, Len; Kelly, Barbara (1976). Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. p. 27. ISBN 0-87000-225-2. 
  2. ^ Barkow, Al (November 1989). The History of the PGA TOUR. Copyright PGA Tour. Doubleday. pp. 235–37, 249, 253. ISBN 0-385-26145-4. 
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