Category Archives: History

The North Berwick Golf Club

Who can forget their first round played at North Berwick? The stone wall to carry traversing the 3rd hole and the wall guarding the putting green on the 13th; the 16th green bisected by a gully, and of course the

The North Berwick Golf Club

Who can forget their first round played at North Berwick? The stone wall to carry traversing the 3rd hole and the wall guarding the putting green on the 13th; the 16th green bisected by a gully, and of course the

Herbert Warren Wind’s Sunday Golf in Japan

We recently obtained a copy of the 1957 Canada Cup program held at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Tokyo. We thought it would be an interesting read with the Olympic golf event returning to Japan in 2020 at this C.H.

Herbert Warren Wind’s Sunday Golf in Japan

We recently obtained a copy of the 1957 Canada Cup program held at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Tokyo. We thought it would be an interesting read with the Olympic golf event returning to Japan in 2020 at this C.H.

An American Caddie in St. Andrews

I’m a little late to the party, having just finished Oliver Horovitz’s An American Caddie in St. Andrews: Growing Up, Girls, and Looping on the Old Course which was published in 2013. It is the delightful story of how Horovitz

An American Caddie in St. Andrews

I’m a little late to the party, having just finished Oliver Horovitz’s An American Caddie in St. Andrews: Growing Up, Girls, and Looping on the Old Course which was published in 2013. It is the delightful story of how Horovitz

Doctors of the Game : A History of the Golf Profession

The sub-title of Doctors of the Game : A History of the Golf Profession is ‘Honoring the Past – Inspiring the Future’.  PGA Master Professional (#47) Billy Dettlaff has written a tome, which is the ultimate tribute to golf professionals.

Doctors of the Game : A History of the Golf Profession

The sub-title of Doctors of the Game : A History of the Golf Profession is ‘Honoring the Past – Inspiring the Future’.  PGA Master Professional (#47) Billy Dettlaff has written a tome, which is the ultimate tribute to golf professionals.

Golf’s Iron Horse : The Astonishing, Record-Breaking Life of Ralph Kennedy

A delightful new read for the lover of golf and the game’s history. So many works of golfing history focus on the greats: the best players, the most prestigious championships, the hardest courses, and the like. Most avid golfers are

Golf’s Iron Horse : The Astonishing, Record-Breaking Life of Ralph Kennedy

A delightful new read for the lover of golf and the game’s history. So many works of golfing history focus on the greats: the best players, the most prestigious championships, the hardest courses, and the like. Most avid golfers 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

Unfriended by Ted Bishop

I purchased a copy of Unfriended : The Power Brokers, Political Correctness and Hypocrisy in Golf to support Ted Bishop, who served as 38th President of the PGA. Bishop was summarily fired by the Board in 2014 because of his

Unfriended by Ted Bishop

I purchased a copy of Unfriended : The Power Brokers, Political Correctness and Hypocrisy in Golf to support Ted Bishop, who served as 38th President of the PGA. Bishop was summarily fired by the Board in 2014 because of his