First Edition of Senior Golf; Inscribed by Chick Evans
Senior Golf: Golf Is More Fun After Fifty-Five.
Scribner, Romeyn B (Chick Evans).
Item Number: 68673
Illinois: Evans Scholars Foundation, 1960.
First edition of Evans’ classic work on senior golfing. Octavo, original cloth. One of only 1,000 copies. Inscribed by Chick Evans on the half-title page, “Evans Scholars Foundation is gaining strength every day because of golfers like you. Chick Evans.” With the original transmittal letter from the Western Golf Association laid in. Edited by Frank Matey. In fine condition.
Amateur golfer Charles E. "Chick" Evans became the first amateur to win both the U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur in 1916 and competed in a record 50 consecutive U.S. Amateurs throughout his long career. In 1960, Evans was voted the Bob Jones Award, the highest honor given by the United States Golf Association in recognition of distinguished sportsmanship in golf.