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Oscar Bunn


Inducted in 2009 (Posthumously)

A former caddie at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, NY, Oscar Bunn was a pioneering Native American golfer who competed in the U.S. Open in 1896.

Oscar Bunn was introduced to the game of golf as a young caddie at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. Bunn was taught the game by the club’s Scottish professional, Willie Dunn, and, at the age of 19, competed in the 1896 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.

For his work making golf more inclusive, Oscar Bunn earned a place in the Caddie Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who support caddying.

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