The major set: major venues in 2016

Three of golf’s most venerable venues; Oakmont, Royal Troon and Baltusrol will play Major host in 2016, we chart the highlights and drink in the history

Major Differences

Golf’s four premier championships all have an independent and unique history. They developed separately and many of the original contrasts between these classic events that survive to this very day.

The Majors of 1961

JFK had ascended to the Presidency, Ham the Chimp rocketed into space and Sixties golf started to swing. We look back at the Majors of 1961.