“A man who can putt is a match for anyone”: First Edition of Willie Park's The Art of Putting
The Art of Putting.
Item Number: 46056
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. In near fine condition with light rubbing. First editions are rare.
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.