Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1916. Many world events were not held due to the WW1, including the Olympic games which were set to be held in Berlin, Germany.
Other events canceled included the British Golf Open, Wimbledon, the Australian Open Tennis, and the Tour de France. While some tournaments were not held, the USPGA was held for the first time, with the winner awarded $500 and a diamond studded gold medal.
Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1916.
|June||Golf US Open won by Chick Evans (Amateur)|
|Aug||Golf US PGA won by Jim Barnes|
|Sep||Tennis US National Championship won by Dick Williams and Molla Bjurstedt|
|Oct||The Baseball World Series won by Boston Red Sox|
Please note that the dates for past events are not always known, and are sometimes just placed in the month that the current event is held. If no exact date is listed, then it is just an estimated month that it was held.
If you have a correction or know of events that should be included here, please let me know.
- Timeline (all years) in the world of sport
- For future sporting events, see the Calendar of Major Sporting Events
- More about the World of Sport