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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 […]

Shock Victories

If all the highest-profile sporting events were won by one of the pre-tournament favorites, then think how dull the world would be. Golf is certainly not like that and the sport’s Major championships, three of them involving fields of 156 players, nearly all of whom believe they have the ability to win, produce plenty of […]

Golf’s Greatest Year?

In April, though long retired from the cut and thrust of tournament golf, three old friends reunite as joint honorary starters to commence the proceeding of a southern golf championship. On the face of it, there might seem nothing special about three elderly gentlemen wafting their golf balls from the 1st tee and then strolling […]

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