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A JOURNEY THROUGH THE ANNALS OF THE,GOLFING ANNUALS 1888 - 1910
Author: Grant, H R J & Wilson, D M W 111
Venues, Victors and Verses.
Grant Books, Worcestershire, 2011. Limited edition of 450 copies.
Pp 520, illustrated with coloured folding maps, photographs and contemporary golfing adverts. 8vo. Bound in green buckram cloth with decoration on upper cover. Introductions by Sir Michael Bonallack and Peter Dawson.
Descriptions of courses,golf architecture, poetry, players and personalities and many other golfing subjects have been extracted from the Annuals. Some the great writers of the era contributed including H G Hutchinson, Revs John Kerr and TD Miller, Dr J G McPherson, J O F Morris and Sir Walter Simpson. Among the verse makers John Thomson and Ronald Ross were prolific. The chapters are arranged as a series of Journeys which take the reader to the major courses and to courses less known within the UK , Ireland and overseas. The final chapter includes a selection of Essays.