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The VICTOR mesh patterned replica ball for hickory golf. Approved for play at all classic hickory golf events.
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The RTJ small dimple pattern replica ball for hickory golf.
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The Ouimet mesh pattern replica ball approved for play at all classic hickory golf events.
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A classic hickory golf book written by one of the famous players during that era. Andrew Kirkaldy (known as Andra Kirkaldy) was born in Denhead near to Dundee in 1860. He lived most of his professional life in St. Andrews and became a highly respected player amongst the hickory elite. Some of these players have written dedication to him on pages 7 & 8. He also helped design various clubs and at one stage was a partner in the Edinburgh based club making business known as Martin & Kirkaldy Ltd.
He gives an interesting and often humorous account of his 50 years as a player. There are 224 pages including 21 black/white images.
This most sought after book on how to play hickory golf details every aspect on how to play the game of golf. Abe Mitchell wrote this book after receiving appeals from golfers in all parts of the world. There are 191 pages full of advice, drawings and images aimed at developing your game.
The book was first published in 1927 with this copy being the fifteenth edition published in 1936 by Hodder and Stoughton, London.
P.A. Vaile (Percy Adolphus) was born in New Zealand in 1866 where he trained to be a lawyer. He visited England where he became a prominent author writing numerous books about golf and tennis. He also invented golf and tennis equipment along with marine and aviation devices. He also worked in USA where he eventually passed away on 19th July 1940 at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago after suffering a coronary thrombosis.
There are 13 chapters covering varies subject such as: The Soul of Golf, The Mystery of Golf, Putting, The Master Stroke The Flight of the Ball, The Golf Ball, The Construction of Clubs etc. This is a first edition published in 1912 by The Macmillan Company, London. There is an embossed stamp to the 3rd page stating ‘Presentation Copy’. The book has 356 pages including numerous black/white images showing some of the great players during the hickory era.
Jerome D. Travers was the Amateur Champion of the United States of America in 1907, 1908 and 1912. A very good instruction book on how to play the various shots using the different hickory clubs. An excellent read.
This is a first edition published in May 1913 by The Macmillan Company, New York and printed by J.J. Little & Ives Co, New York. There are 242 pages including 48 black/white images. The is a colour image of the author at the front.
An entertaining book with 116 pages showing drawings with captions from Punch.
Arnaud Massy was a famous French golfing Champion winning the French Open four times between 1906 to 1925. He also won the British Open in 1907 and the Spanish Open in 1911, 1927 and 1928, plus many other major tournaments throughout his illustrious golfing career.
This book details various subjects such as Advice to beginners, names and descriptions of the various clubs and how to use them, the grip, faults to avoid, laying out a golf course, plus other items of interest.
Written by Arnauld Massy and translated by A.R. Allison. There are 160 pages including thirteen diagrams and twelve images and the index. Published by Methuen & Co, London.
The author details his fine collection of golfing curios to include Clubs, Books, Print/Engravings, Medals, plus a Bibliography of Golf listing the many authors of golfing books and the titles.
This is a first edition published in 1911. This edition was published in 1980 by Pride Publications, Manchester and printed by The Scolar Press, Ilkley, West Yorkshire. There are 151 pages including numerous black/white images.
This book consists of various ghost stories from in and around St. Andrews. A great read accompanied with a wee dram, or two!
The author quotes “There are ghosts and phantoms round us,
On the mountains, on the sea;
Some are cold and some are clammy,
Some are hot as hot can be.
They can creep, and crawl, and hover,
And can howl, and shriek, and wail,
But those who want to hear of them
Must read this little tale.”
This book consists of light fiction golfing stories by the famous author P.G. Wodehouse, the main story being ‘The Clicking of Cuthbert covering 135 pages.
First published in 1922 by Herbert Jenkins, this paperback edition was published in 1962 by Penguin Books.
The forward, written by five times Open Champion J.H. Taylor states ‘In this book, the fundamental principles of golf are presented with masterly insight: I heartily recommend it to that vast army of golfers who are filled with the laudable desire to improve their game’. Quoted June 1933.
There are 248 pages including numerous technical drawings/diagrams explaining how to play with the various clubs.
Jerome D. Travers was the Amateur Champion of the United States of America in 1907, 1908 and 1912. In this book he reveals numerous stories/details about his 30 years of golf. He mentions F.G. Tait on pages 147 & 148.
This is a first edition published in 1926 by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, USA. There are 259 pages including numerous black/white images showing some of the golfing greats during the hickory golf era.
A very amusing book full of tales from the caddies perspective.
Published in 1935 by Camelot Press Ltd, London.
This book is NOT about golf. Horace Hutchinson is normally associated with wonderful books about the game of golf, but this book relates to his boyhood days with nature. See the image showing the list of chapters. Like all his books this is a very interesting read.
This is a first edition published in 1911 by Smith, Elder & Co, London. Printed by William Clowes and Sons Ltd, London. There are 302 pages of text, plus a few extra pages at the rear advertising other works.
Francis Ouimet was one of the finest golfers during the hickory golf era. In this book he tells of some of his finest moments on the course. The introduction is by his friend Bernard Darwin.
Francis Ouimet burst on to the golfing scene in 1913 when he won the U.S. Open beating both Ted Ray and Harry Vardon in a play-off. He went on to win many more highly prized golf titles in America and became a member of the U.S.G.A. Executive Committee for four years eventually becoming the Vice President for a two year stint.
Horace Hutchinson was a fine amateur golfer winning the British Amateur Championship in 1886 and 1887. However he is much better remembered for his tutorial skills having seen men ‘playing golf as they are pleased to call it, in a style which is physically, anatomically, mathematically, from every conceivable point of view, impossible for a human being, made on any known plan, to strike the ball correctly.’
An interesting read with the author going back over his playing days.
Lindrick Golf Club was formed in 1891 near to Worksop, South Yorkshire. Old Tom Morris was consulted before creating the first 9 holes sited on Lindrick Common. During 1894 the course was extended to 18 holes.
The author (Geoffrey M. Gullick) wrote about his experiences having had the honour of being Captain, Vice President and finally President over a 25 year period. The book makes a very interesting read with in-depth detail about the club and the many important tournaments held over the years which included the famous win in 1957 by the Great Britain Ryder Cup Team. Other famous tournaments such as The Curtis Cup, The Dunlop Masters, Martini International and the Weetabix Ladies British Open Championship have all been held at this famous club.
A classic hickory golf book written by the most famous American amateur player from that era. Chick Evans won both U.S. Amateur Open and The U.S. Open in 1916 whilst only carrying 7 clubs in his bag.
This book offers a fascinating in-sight to his early days on the course and the many successes that he gained during his career. There are 343 pages including 65 illustrations/images.
A bibliography of Golf Literature in the English Language by Richard E. Donovan & Joseph S. F. Murdoch, with an introductory essay by Herbert Warren Wind. Published in 1987 by Castalio Press, Endicott, New York.
This book lists 100’s of titles written about the game of golf, plus the authors and the index numbers. There are 658 pages listing 4800 entries. A wonderful reference library for the book collector.
A very nice quality leather men’s wallet with a black/white transfer image on both the front and rear depicting a hickory player during a tournament.
There are 7 credit/debit card sleeves, two full size bank note compartments (will carry UK notes which are normally larger than other currencies), plus a good size pocket for a few coins. There are also two extra compartments with a zip fastener for keeping small valuables safe.
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