"NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS, KEEP ON HITTING THE BALL": FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF HARRY VARDON’S HOW TO PLAY GOLF
How to Play Golf.
Item Number: 89007
Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co, 1912.
First American edition of Vardon’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth, with forty-eight illustrations. Frontispiece portrait of Harry Vardon with tissue guard present. In near fine condition. Uncommon.
A professional golfer from the Bailiwick of Jersey, Harry William Vardon was one of the three members of the Great Triumvirate along with John Henry Taylor and James Braid. The trio combined to win The Open Championship 16 times in the 21 tournaments held between 1894 and 1914; Vardon won six times with Braid and Taylor winning five apiece