Category Archives: Club Histories

Why are there Eighteen Holes?

Click on the image of the book to view on Amazon The USGA took the unusual step this year of issuing their annual Herbert Warren Wind Award to two books. One of the worthy winners was Peter Lewis: Why are

Why are there Eighteen Holes?

Click on the image of the book to view on Amazon The USGA took the unusual step this year of issuing their annual Herbert Warren Wind Award to two books. One of the worthy winners was Peter Lewis: Why are

Golf’s Royal Clubs : Honoured by the British Royal Family 1833-2013 by Scott MacPherson

When the home of golf decides to publish a golf book it is a noteworthy event. “The empire on which the sun never sets” is the subject of a new book commissioned by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of

Golf’s Royal Clubs : Honoured by the British Royal Family 1833-2013 by Scott MacPherson

When the home of golf decides to publish a golf book it is a noteworthy event. “The empire on which the sun never sets” is the subject of a new book commissioned by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of

The History of the Newport Country Club

The finest golf club histories produced include The Story of Seminole, The Story of Golf at the Country Club, Crump’s Dream and the R & A’s club history. The History of the Newport Country Club by Frederick Waterman breaks into

The History of the Newport Country Club

The finest golf club histories produced include The Story of Seminole, The Story of Golf at the Country Club, Crump’s Dream and the R & A’s club history. The History of the Newport Country Club by Frederick Waterman breaks into

Members Only Golf Books

It’s a good day if you’re driving past the sign pictured above, particularly if you are about to hit over the row of hedges from atop the first tee. Like the sign at the elite club on the Monterey Peninsula

Members Only Golf Books

It’s a good day if you’re driving past the sign pictured above, particularly if you are about to hit over the row of hedges from atop the first tee. Like the sign at the elite club on the Monterey Peninsula

Royal Cortissoz Golf Books

Scouring the nooks and crannies of the golf world, this month we happen upon a writer whose name is as intriguing as his writing. Royal Cortissoz (1869-1948) trained as an architect and spent several years working at the prestigious firm

Royal Cortissoz Golf Books

Scouring the nooks and crannies of the golf world, this month we happen upon a writer whose name is as intriguing as his writing. Royal Cortissoz (1869-1948) trained as an architect and spent several years working at the prestigious firm

Oakmont Country Club Histories

We’ve written about the most storied clubs in the United States . . . Merion, Seminole, the Country Club and Pinehurst, but have never managed to write about Oakmont. In celebration of the upcoming U.S. Open to be held this

Oakmont Country Club Histories

We’ve written about the most storied clubs in the United States . . . Merion, Seminole, the Country Club and Pinehurst, but have never managed to write about Oakmont. In celebration of the upcoming U.S. Open to be held this

Crump’s Dream: The Making of Pine Valley 1913-1936

Pine Valley already has three club histories, does it really need a fourth? The short answer is yes, and the new entrant focuses on a very specific time period, and it is a doozy. Crump’s Dream The Making of Pine

Crump’s Dream: The Making of Pine Valley 1913-1936

Pine Valley already has three club histories, does it really need a fourth? The short answer is yes, and the new entrant focuses on a very specific time period, and it is a doozy. Crump’s Dream The Making of Pine