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Harry Vardon won six Open Championships and one U.S Open

Harry Vardon won six Open Championships and one U.S Open

Equipped with a near flawless swing that he taught himself and a scrappy confidence that carried him to a record six Open Championship titles and one U.S. Open, Harry Vardon was one of golf’s most significant champions since Young Tom Morris. With no formal training, Vardon’s unique approach and demanding practice schedule facilitated his launch

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Early History

St Andrews notables with Tom Morris, Allan Robertson and Willie Dunn, 1850sStroll the links of the legends.  Explore the early champions, courses, equipment, and lifestyle through rare photographs, exclusive videos and stories, all interactive with social media. Discover the major champions of the early history of the game – from the first Open Championship in

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Roots of American Golf

Chick Evans, U.S Open and U.S. Amateur Champion, 1916How did golf begin in America? Learn about the first US Championships and get to know the first 29 pioneering major champions on American soil. Discover the early championship courses and their architects such as Mackenzie, Ross, and Tillinghast. Explore the lifestyle, the game and the champions through

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Ladies Golf

Alexa Stirling, Reigning US Amateur Champion, Oakley Country Club, 1917 Learn about the Women in White, their legendary friendships, feuds, and fashion. Pioneering women blazing new frontiers. English, Scottish, Irish, American and French women golfers vying for their place in golf history from the 1890′s to 1930. Discover the early ladies’ game through biographies and

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