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George Lyon

1858 - 1938

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George Seymour Lyon (July 27, 1858 – May 11, 1938) was a Canadian golfer, an Olympic gold medalist in golf, an eight-time Canadian Amateur Championship winner, and a member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Lyon has received more than 6,083 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). George Lyon is the 15th most popular golfer (down from 13th in 2019), the 636th most popular biography from Canada (down from 573rd in 2019) and the most popular Canadian Golfer.

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Among golfers, George Lyon ranks 15 out of 61Before him are Bernhard Langer, Lee Trevino, Sam Snead, Greg Norman, Annika Sörenstam, and Tom Watson. After him are Byron Nelson, Nick Faldo, Phil Mickelson, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Vijay Singh, and Pak Se-ri.

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Among people born in 1858, George Lyon ranks 127Before him are Liberty Hyde Bailey, Edgeworth David, Anna J. Cooper, Harry Johnston, Charles Eastman, and Katharine Drexel. After him are Henry Watson Fowler and Carter Glass. Among people deceased in 1938, George Lyon ranks 190Before him are John Kunkel Small, Albertson Van Zo Post, Jacob Opdahl, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Matilda Howell, and Pauline Frederick. After him are Patrick Joseph Hayes, James Weldon Johnson, and Zona Gale.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, George Lyon ranks 636 out of 1,350Before him are Skip Spence (1946), Steve Yzerman (1965), Steve Bauer (1959), Paul Churchland (1942), Gregory Colbert (1960), and Viola Myers (1927). After him are Chris Taylor (1950), Stéphane Dion (1955), Chris Diamantopoulos (1975), Georges Vanier (1888), Laura Vandervoort (1984), and Lexa Doig (1973).

Among GOLFERS In Canada

Among golfers born in Canada, George Lyon ranks 1After him are Mike Weir (1970).