Sanderson died Dec. 31, 2003, at the Roanoke United Methodist Home in Virginia, the PGA said on its Web site.
Sanderson was a member of the Professional Golfers Association for 77 years, second to Sarazen, who passed away in 1999 after 78 years of service.
Born in Walton-on-Thames, England, Sanderson came to the United States in 1920 and was a club pro in Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey for nearly half a century before retiring in 1967 from the Canoe Brook club in Summit, N.J.
He was also a touring pro briefly in the l920s before the PGA Tour was organized. His best finish in a major was a 49th in the 1932 U.S. Open, won by Sarazen.
Sanderson is survived by two daughters, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was buried in Somerset Hills Memorial Park in Basking Ridge, N.J.
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