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CHALLENGES AND CHAMPIONS.
Author: Behrend, John and Lewis, Peter N.
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club 1754-1883 Vol.1 St Andrews, 1998. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club. Published in a limited edition of 1750 copies of which the first 275 copies will be the Society of St Andrews Golfers edition. Pp 280 Illus.with over 170 pictures mainly in cold. Bound in blue buckram and with a d/w. No. 392. As new
The history starts with the noblemen and gentlemen of Fife presenting a silver club for the Challenge of 1754. The picture that unfolds primarily relates to the R. & A, it also touches on early golfing societies and their influence on the rules and development of the game.Produced for the R. & A. by Grant Books. Each copy numbered.