• Legends No 4 - You know this man

    Henry Longhurst, that doyen of golfing commentators once stated when talking of Dr Frank Stableford 'I doubt whether any single man did more to increase the pleasure of the more humble golfer'. It is not difficult to see why, because today there are more golf competitions in the Stableford format than probably any other.

  • LEGENDS OF THE GAME - OLD TOM MORRIS

    Old Tom Morris, the icon of St Andrews, was called Old Tom to differentiate him from his son, Young Tom. His life was a success, first as a golfer, later as a golf course architect, a career which blossomed late in life.

  • LEGENDS OF THE GAME - TITANIC THOMPSON

    This is a first of a new series to be posted throughout this Spring - these are some of the 'Legends' of our game, incredible characters and wonderful golfers. The stories you will read are of people some of whom you will know of and some you will never have heard of before. Be prepared to be amazed!

  • LEGEND NO 2 - LEE ELDER

    Sometimes a man of humble beginnings has an important role to play in his life, one that he cannot foresee in his youth. Such a man is Lee Elder, who was to become the first African American and the first coloured golfer to play in The Masters Tournament at Augusta National.

  • Legends No 3 - The Gent Who Ruffled American Golf

    If I asked the average golf fan to name a golfing legend from South Africa during the post war era, the majority would nominate a very young Gary Player, but there was a hero years before the mighty South African miniature hit the scene.

  • JACK NICKLAUS INTERVIEW - ST MELLION

    ST MELLION, CORNWALL - In this new summer 2013 interview, Jack Nicklaus recalls the time he designed the golf course at St Mellion, which was his first 1st UK project.

  • Heritage USA - THE SAVIOURS OF THE PGA TOUR

    I was asked by a friend who was in my golf library if I read the books on the shelf, which indeed I do. In fact I have just been reading one which was only published last year, to celebrate the centenary of the births of all three of perhaps the greatest golfers of all time. Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson and Sam Snead, two Texans and one from Carolina, all born in 1912.

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