The US Open

The US Open : Golf's Ultimate Challenge

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When the United States Golf Association held the first national championships in October of 1895, at Newport Golf Club, the main event was the US Amateur, won by Charles B. Macdonald, a founder of the USGA. The Open was held the next day. It consisted of 36 holes - four times around Newport's nine-hole course. Eleven players entered, and the winner, Horace Rawlins, won $150 and a gold medal. From these modest beginnings the Open has become one of the great sporting events in the world and the ultimate challenge in more

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  • Hardback | 411 pages
  • 162.56 x 233.68 x 38.1mm | 793.78g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0195100492
  • 9780195100495

About Robert Sommers

About the Author: The former editor of Golf Journal, the official magazine of the USGA, Robert Sommers is the author of Golf Anecdotes. He lives in more

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