Golf In Scotland In The Black & White Era
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The result of years of research trawling through old photos and negatives, explore golf in Scotland in the black and white era.
Hundreds of photos have been taken of tournaments, players and golf courses, all ending up in the vast DC Thomson archive, some left unseen for decades.
Expertly restored, this book is filled with gems, visiting iconic courses including St Andrews, the ancient home of golf, Carnoustie and Monifieth.
As we approach the 150th Open, look back at the iconic Old Course. Discover photos covering holes, bunkers, greens and legendary features.
A real treat, stunning aerial shots show how the course has changed over the years.
Featuring pre and post-war photographs, icons of the sport making an appearance include Bobby Jones, Peter Thomson, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.
Author Steve Finan also highlights the evolving face of the game – how the look of golf has changed from the 1950s to the 1980s.
It wouldnae’ be golf (and Scotland!) without mentioning the weather. Readers will also enjoy a brilliant selection of archive photos featuring rain, wind, snow, rare sunshine and flooding.
A wonderful nostalgia trip for keen golfers and enthusiasts, Golf in Scotland in the black and white era helps bring history back to life.