Willie Park Junior: The Man Who Took Golf to the World

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In the 19th century, Musselburgh was a hotbed of golfing genius and the local links produced five Open Champions. One of these was Willie Park Junior. More than a good golfer, he redefined the image of the golf professional and took the game from being an esoteric pastime to its present status as a world game. As well as winning the Open in 1887 and 1889, Willie played challenge and demonstration matches at home, in Europe and in North America. His workshops turned out golf balls and clubs to his own design and he had ...

Willie Park Junior: The Man Who Took Golf to the World 2005, Luath Press Limited, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781905222216

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