Golf in 1923; A booklet introducing the New Professional Tournament promoted by the "Yorkshire Evening News" Leeds.
Leeds, Headingly: Yorkshire Evening News, 1923. 16p, illustrated wrappers. Saddlestiched.
Played over the then of little reputation Headingley Golf Club a MacKenzie designed course.
Promotional booklet for the very first Yorkshire Evening Post tournament, this became one of the biggest tournaments of played from 1923 through to 1963 winners included, Henry Cotton, Alf Perry, Alf Padgham, Richard Burtom, Peter Thomson, Bobby Locke all Open Champions.
Herbert Jolley triumphed in the 1923 tournament beating no less than Walter Hagen! 2up.
Booklet contains many endorsments for the tournament, from Vardon, Taylor, Braid, Herd, Pecy Alliss,
First prize was £200
Scarce and unusual item. Good. Item #7950