London: Hutchinson, 1904. 336p decorative cloth. Three Time British Ladies Champion Hezlet (later MRS A.E. Ross) wrote this primarily instruction book. The first to be published in Britain for women. The book focuses on proper instruction, also has sections on rules, etiquette and dress. Companion volume to Taylor's work Taylor.....
May Hezlet (3 Amateur's.)
1882 - 1978Mary Elizabeth Linzee "May" Hezlet (29 April 1882 – 1978) was a British amateur golfer.
In 1899, at the golf course in Newcastle, County Down, May Hezlet defeated Rhona Adair to win the first of her five Irish Ladies Close Championships, three of which came in succession from 1904 to 1906. In two of those victories her sister Florence was the runner-up.
She won the British Ladies Amateur title in 1899, becoming the youngest-ever winner of the championship—an age record that still stands.Hezlet won the British Ladies Amateur again in 1902 then in 1904 at Scotland's Royal Troon Golf Club she lost in the final to Lottie Dod. She won her third British title in 1907 and her fifth Irish Ladies Close Championship in 1908 at the Royal Portrush Golf Club.
Hezlet published a book titled Ladies Golf in 1904 that was immensely popular. A second edition was published 1907 with an additional updating chapter. In 1912, she contributed to The New Book of Golf by Horace G. Hutchinson.