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#Prestwick

Old Tom’s return

In 1864, Old Tom Morris left his job at Prestwick Golf Club to return to the Old Course at St Andrews. 150 years later, we followed in his footsteps.

Golf’s Greatest Shots 1860-1939

The final green at Prestwick was rather bumpy and Park had two putts to claim the Challenge Belt but only needed one. It meant Park beat his rival and the favorite, ‘Old’ Tom Morris, by two strokes, to become the very first Open Champion and the pair went on to dominate the early Opens. But […]

Tom Morris Tribute

The earliest stars of Major championship golf were a father and son who between them won eight of the first 12 [British] Opens. They shaped the growth of the modern game with their exploits and achievements, but their personal tales were as much scarred by tragedy as gilded with triumph.

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