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 4,448 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. George Lyon is the 14th most popular golfer, the 573rd most popular biography from Canada and the most popular Canadian Golfer.

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Among golfers, George Lyon ranks 14 out of 62Before him are Bernhard Langer, Sam Snead, Walter Hagen, Lee Trevino, Old Tom Morris, and Greg Norman. After him are Tom Watson, Byron Nelson, Annika Sörenstam, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Nick Faldo, and Phil Mickelson.

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Among people born in 1858, George Lyon ranks 115Before him are Edgeworth David, Joseph Thomson, Elizabeth Gertrude Britton, Katharine Drexel, Charles Eastman, and Harry Johnston. After him are Henry Watson Fowler and Carter Glass. Among people deceased in 1938, George Lyon ranks 164Before him are Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire, Tom Crean, Andreas Michalakopoulos, Zitkala-Sa, Pauline Frederick, and Benjamin N. Cardozo. After him are James Weldon Johnson and Zona Gale.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, George Lyon ranks 573 out of 1,130Before him are Richard Harmon (1991), Alice Eastwood (1859), Stéphane Dion (1955), Adam Beach (1972), Tara Strong (1973), and Ken Dryden (1947). After him are Tom Green (1971), Shawn Drover (1966), Jason Reitman (1977), Will Kymlicka (1962), Melody Anderson (1955), and Jean Charest (1958).

Among GOLFERS In Canada

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