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Robert Thach

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRobert Henry•Thach
Used nameRobert•Thach
Born9 November 1866 in Athens, Alabama (USA)
Died20 December 1924 in Birmingham, Alabama (USA)
AffiliationsBirmingham Country Club, Birmingham (USA)
NOC United States


Robert Thach was listed in some early golf record books as R. H. Flack, but his name is correctly Thach. He was from Birmingham, Alabama, where he was a member of the Birmingham Country Club. He did not make the match play at the 1904 Olympic golf tournament but qualified for the second flight of the consolation events, where he lost his first round match to Art Hussey.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Golf USA Robert Thach
Individual, Men (Olympic) AC
Individual, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) =26
Individual, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) =9


Previously listed as R. H. Flack.