Item #12224 The Country Club 1882-1982. Elmer Osgood Cappers.
The Country Club 1882-1982

The Country Club 1882-1982

Brookline: Privately printed, 1981. 155p. cloth.
One of the most historic and important golf courses in the United States. It was in 1913 that Francis Ouimet beat Harry Vardon and Ted Ray to win the US Open at the age of 20, a historic victory. The frontis of the book is a reproduction of a colour portrait of Ouimet wearing his read coat as Captain of the Royal and Ancient golf club of St. Andrews. The original portrait was painted by Dwight David Eisenhower. This comprehensive history traces the club's history from the early days when it was also a race track. Includes a fold-out page showing the clubhouse enclosure on a race day in the 1890s. Near fine. Item #12224

Price: £99.00

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