Willie Park Junior The Man Who Took Golf to the World by Stephen Walter

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Published by Luath Press Limited .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biography: sport,
  • Sports - General,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Golf,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Golf - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation/Golf - General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8775767M
ISBN 101905222211
ISBN 109781905222216
OCLC/WorldCa70059343

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Mungo Park is an architect, specialising in clubhouse design and refurbishment. He is the great-nephew of Willie Park Jr, and the great-grandson of Old Willie Park. Any information on Park designed courses from clubs or club historians will be gratefully received by e-mail [email protected] or telephone +44 (0) Willie Park Jr.

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Macdonald. Willie Sr. set the mold for his son, rising from the caddie ranks and winning the inaugural Open Championship at Prestwick in Playing in his first Open Championship inPark Jr. was already established as one of the best players in Scotland at the ripe old age of Willie Park Jr.

was born in in Musselburgh, the second of four sons belonging to (Old) Willie Park, the four-time Open Champion. Young Willie would win the Open twice himself, becoming one of five Musselburgh golfers to do so. In fact, of the first twenty-nine Opens played, eleven were won by men from the Honest Toun.

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had won the inaugural Open Championship in and further titles inand Willie Jr.’s uncle Mungo Park won the Open. As professional golf at the time was not a lucrative pursuit, Park also manufactured golf clubs and balls, a business his father had started.

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Total comments: 5 3 3 3 comments). To make their vision a reality, they commissioned one of the most accomplished players and designers of the day, Willie Park, Jr.

Park was a star professional who won the British Open in and He also authored an instruction book before turning his attention to golf course design. Moved Permanently. The document has moved here. Willie Park Sr. was one of the greatest golfers of the 19th century.

His story and the story of his brother, Mungo, and son, Willie, are an integral part of golf’s heritage. Park first appeared on the golfing scene inchallenging Allan Robertson, the greatest player of his time, Tom Morris or Willie Dunn to a match with £ at stake.

Every aspect of playing, from selecting equipment to proper swing and grip, is explained in detail beside the opinion and tips of the successful nineteenth century golf champion, Willie Park Junior.

Written over a century ago, this commentary reveals the finer details of the game and original techniques that can still be applied today. Founded inWaterford Golf Club is situated on a hill overlooking the historic city of Waterford in the Sunny South East of Ireland.

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Willie Park Snr’s son, also called Willie, became a two-time winner of The Open and a noted golf course architect. Willie Park Snr was the son of a farmer from Musselburgh and started playing golf with a whittled stick for a club.

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The title reflects Park™s role as a renaissance man serving as golf professional, golf club designer. Willie Park JR was the son of four-time Champion Wille Park Snr, winner of the first Open, and nephew of the Champion Golfer Mungo Park.

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