“A man who can putt is a match for anyone”: First Edition of Willie Park's The Art of Putting; Inscribed by Him
The Art of Putting.
Item Number: 26009
Edinburgh: J. & J. Gray & Company, 1920.
First edition of the author’s rare book on putting. Octavo, original cloth, top edge gilt, illustrated with plates from photographs. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “To C.A.J. Ament Esq. With Compliments, Willie Park.” Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed an inscribed.
Willie Park was one of the top professional golfers of his era, winning The Open Championship twice. Park was also a successful golf equipment maker and golf writer, as one of the first professional players to write an instructors manual. In his later years, Park built a significant career as one of the world's best golf course architects.