A facsinating book written by Bobby Burnet who is the Historian to
the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews. The book provides a
comprehensive account of the British Open Golf Championships when
played at St. Andrews during the late 19th century up to the 1984
victory when Ballesteros won.
The book is full of both black/white and coloured photographs
showing many of the champions and Burnet has scoured newspaper and
magazine articles from the past to provide a detailed and reliable
account of how these famous golfers won the Championship. Published
in 1990 by Sportsprint Publishing, Edinburgh, the book is in very
good condition. The black hard back cover is sound and unmarked
having been protected by the dust jacket which is also in good
condition. The plain blue page inside the front cover has been torn
out for some reason. There is no hand written dedication. The pages
are very clean with a slight hint of 'yellowing' at the top of some
The book measures 11" x 9" (28cm x 23cm) approx.