DSCF8385-001

My Greatest Day in Golf – Darsie L. Darsie

This month we feature the work of the only golf book author with a reduplicated name: Darsie L. Darsie. Darsie set out to answer the question, “What was your greatest day in golf?” and asked fifty leading players of his

DSCF8385-001

My Greatest Day in Golf – Darsie L. Darsie

This month we feature the work of the only golf book author with a reduplicated name: Darsie L. Darsie. Darsie set out to answer the question, “What was your greatest day in golf?” and asked fifty leading players of his

Glen Echo

Golf and the Olympics

Golf returns to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016 after a 112 year hiatus. Golf was contested very early on in the second and third Olympiads. In the 1900 Paris Games it was contested as a stroke

Glen Echo

Golf and the Olympics

Golf returns to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016 after a 112 year hiatus. Golf was contested very early on in the second and third Olympiads. In the 1900 Paris Games it was contested as a stroke

merion

Merion Golf Club Books

“It was good to get back to Merion. No other course on which the Open is played provides such a strong tie with the past. It was good just to gaze at the unchanged pillared clubhouse, with its black shutters

merion

Merion Golf Club Books

“It was good to get back to Merion. No other course on which the Open is played provides such a strong tie with the past. It was good just to gaze at the unchanged pillared clubhouse, with its black shutters

guldahl

Ralph Guldahl Signed Golf Books

It seems as if Ralph Guldahl is having a bit of renaissance in the world of golf collectibles. A Guldahl signed book recently sold at auction for over $7,000, a record for books signed by the dapper Texan. Ralph Guldahl

guldahl

Ralph Guldahl Signed Golf Books

It seems as if Ralph Guldahl is having a bit of renaissance in the world of golf collectibles. A Guldahl signed book recently sold at auction for over $7,000, a record for books signed by the dapper Texan. Ralph Guldahl

I’ll Have Mine Rare, Please

Who among us isn’t looking to add a rare golf book to their collection? Discriminating collectors are always on the hunt to add rare titles to round out their library. What exactly is the definition of a rare golf book?

I’ll Have Mine Rare, Please

Who among us isn’t looking to add a rare golf book to their collection? Discriminating collectors are always on the hunt to add rare titles to round out their library. What exactly is the definition of a rare golf book?

DSCF8628-001

Five Star Golf – Newport Country Club and President Eisenhower

“There were few more closely guarded secrets during the eight years of the Eisenhower Administration than the President’s golf scores,” Norman Palmer write in Five Star Golf.  Norman was the golf professional at Newport Country Club in Rhode Island and

DSCF8628-001

Five Star Golf – Newport Country Club and President Eisenhower

“There were few more closely guarded secrets during the eight years of the Eisenhower Administration than the President’s golf scores,” Norman Palmer write in Five Star Golf.  Norman was the golf professional at Newport Country Club in Rhode Island and

locke on golf

Bobby Locke

“Old Muffin Face” the New York Times called him. He was also described as “heavy-jowled,” and “chubby-faced.” Peter Alliss said he “looked 55 since he was 30.” Who is this fading golfer, who wore knickers and a tie while playing

locke on golf

Bobby Locke

“Old Muffin Face” the New York Times called him. He was also described as “heavy-jowled,” and “chubby-faced.” Peter Alliss said he “looked 55 since he was 30.” Who is this fading golfer, who wore knickers and a tie while playing