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Archive for the ‘Salesroom & Memorabilia’ Category

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Royal Dornoch In Drive To Protect Its History

The famous and internationally-acclaimed club held a series of celebrations in 2016 to mark 400 years of golf being played on the town links. The final act was to bury a time capsule with a host of memories looking back over the four centuries

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Bobby Jones Trophy Comes to Market

The only trophy won by golfing legend Robert ‘Bobby’ Jones still known to be in private hands is to be offered at Bonhams Sporting Sale in Edinburgh on Tuesday 23 May. It is estimated at £20,000-30,000

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Stars of Chinese Golf Unveil China’s First Golf Museum

Three Chinese golf legends, including Olympic bronze medallist Feng Shanshan, were at Mission Hills Golf Club in southern China yesterday to celebrate the opening of their country’s first golf museum

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Old Sports Christmas Auction

It contains over 400+ lots covering all categories of golfing memorabilia, but two major consignments make this auction particularly noteworthy

Friday, October 14th, 2016

‘Grace & Grit: Women Champions Through the Years’

World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum unveils its newest exhibition which features golf’s greatest female champions spanning eight decades – from the 1940s to today

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Rare Golf Photo Find

A rare collection of photographic slides showing the 1963 Open Championship at Royal Lytham has been unearthed at auction in Manchester. The 60+ collection includes rare colour shots of Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Found in New Zealand: Miniature Replica of Scottish PGA Championship Trophy!

In the build up to the event’s 100th staging at Gleneagles next month, a replica of the Scottish PGA Championship Trophy has been discovered more than 11,000 miles from home

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

‘Rarest of the Rare’ Early Iron Club comes up for auction

Among the 500+ lots in the Old Sports Auction commencing on 9th September is one of the rarest and most valuable iron clubs ever offered for sale

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Moray Golf Club celebrates Prime ministerial triple TIPPLE

Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth has launched the first of three whiskies to celebrate its association with an extraordinary trinity of the UK’s most respected prime ministers

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

GOLF KITCHEN Announces Availability of Discounted Book Pre-Orders

Beginning July 5th customers have the opportunity to purchase GOLF KITCHEN at a discount from the company website, or for the suggested retail price following the official launch in November

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Replicas of famous golf holes – hand-made from Fairway Originals

Nick Gibbs carves bespoke replicas of famous and favourite golf holes. Hand-made from English hardwoods and dyed veneers

Rare Olympic Golf Medals on display for the first time in more than a century

The USGA Museum and the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum to showcase medals won by H. Chandler Egan at 1904 Games in St. Louis

Friday, April 1st, 2016

World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum names Commission Chairs

18-time Major winner Jack Nicklaus will join fellow Hall of Fame Members Nancy Lopez, Gary Player and Annika Sorenstam as Co-Chairs of the Selection Commission for the World Golf Hall of Fame

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Nicklaus ’86 Masters Dramatic Win Celebrated in Artistic Tribute

The record-setting 1986 Masters Victory is memorialized 30 years later in “Jack’s Majors” Fine Art Collection

Monday, March 21st, 2016

World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum unveils “Major Moments” Exhibition

New, interactive exhibition at St. Augustine, highlights the four men’s Major Championships

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Hinotori putter on display at the British Golf Museum

A rare putter created by U.S.-based KRONOS Golf Founder Phillip Lapuz is now on display at the British Golf Museum in St. Andrews, Scotland

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Oldest Golf Pub in World to be demolished?

In Musselburgh plans are afoot to demolish Mrs Forman’s, the oldest golf pub in the world, and turn it into a garage

Friday, December 11th, 2015

The World’s Most Famous Golf Portrait Sells at Bonhams

Lemuel Francis Abbott’s ‘Portrait of Henry Callender in the red coat of Captain General of the Blackheath Golf Club and holding a putter’ is now the most valuable portrait of golf ever sold at auction

The exhibition SWING! has teed  off

A must-see exhibition in the Olympic Museum’s gallery from December 9 2015 to January 31st, 2016. Free entrance

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Bonhams to Offer Most Famous Golfing Painting in the World

Royal Blackheath Golf Club is selling the painting to raise funds for the acquisition of the freehold of its course and clubhouse from The Crown Estate. The painting is estimated at £600,000 – £800,000

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

SWING! Golf returns to the Games

A must-see exhibition in the Olympic Museum’s Gallery from 9th December 2015 to 31st January, 2016. Free entrance

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Links – Links Golf Since 1793

The early history of Fortrose Golf Society is a previously unrecognised find of 2015, writes Mike MacDonald – Club Secretary

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Trump Turnberry To Sell Fixtures & Fittings

Trump Turnberry appoint Wilsons Auctions to sell fixtures & fittings in advance of multi-million pound refurbishment

Friday, September 4th, 2015

St Andrews Book in People’s Book Prize First

‘St Andrews In The Footsteps of Old Tom Morris’ written by golf historian Roger McStravick and designed by Chic Harper is in the line-up for the prestigious People’s Book Prize

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Jack Nicklaus Record Five PGA Championship Wins Celebrated in Artistic Tribute

World-renowned golf artist Walt Spitzmiller vividly captures Nicklaus’ memorable five PGA Championships as part of an extraordinary collection of 18 paintings simply entitled ‘Jack’s Majors’