Lot 1089Extremely rare 1951 Official Open Golf Championship signed...

Auction Date: 6/06/2019 at 11am



Extremely rare 1951 Official Open Golf Championship signed programme, draw sheets et al – for the first ever Open Golf Championship to be played in Ireland and signed by the winner Max Faulkner and further 40 players to the front cover, inside front page and to the centre fold – players include Charlie Ward (3rd), Fred Daly (4th), Peter Thomson, Kel Nagle, J Panton, Joe Carr, Jack Hargreaves (66 course record), Arthur Havers, Charlie Rotan (USA), Flory van Donck, Harry Bradshaw, Hector Thomson, Ken Bousfield, Jimmy Adams (4th), U Grappasonni Italy, Bill Shankland and many more plus draw sheet for the 2nd qualifying round with printed details of the 1st Round, and Pirate programme/draw sheet for the 3rd and 4th rounds with some hand written scores – also comes with a period Dunlop 65 golf ball (some marks to the cover) – consigned by the family from Belfast – a wonderful collection to coincide with the return of the Open once more to Royal Portrush – already a sell out and what a piece of historical note Note The items were left by consignor’s auntie who attended the whole tournament and lived close by in Coleraine and consignor can always remember her aunt saying that the ball was used by Max Faulkner (looking at its general condition possibly during a practice round) – unfortunately this can’t be verified but nevertheless a nice story

Guide Price: £750.00 - £900.00

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