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William Dove

Full name: William Bathurst Dove
Gender: Male
Born: April 17, 1872 in Pinner, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: August 14, 1944 in Worthing, West Sussex, Great Britain
Affiliations: Northwood Golf Club
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Golf


William Dove was educated at Harrow and received private education before going to Christ’s College, Cambridge in 1890 where he obtained his BA in 1893 and MA in 1897 when he also became a physician at the London Hospital before later working at the Hendon Hospital and Victoria Memorial Cottage Hospital in Leatherhead. His late father was a doctor before him.

At Cambridge Dove was a good long distance runner but was also a member of their golf society and later, as a member of the Northwood Golf Club, represented Great Britain at the 1900 Olympics but his score of 186 for two rounds was 11 shots off a medal place and he finished in seventh place. He later was a member of the Minchinhampton Golf Club and won many club tournaments. During World War I he served as a Captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps and after the War he had a medical practice at Leatherhead in Surrey where he was also well known as an active member of the local community, serving on many committees.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 28 Paris Golf Men's Individual Great Britain GBR 7

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank TS
1900 Summer 28 Paris Golf Great Britain Final Standings 7 186
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