Lot 1166Rare 1947 Ryder Cup Golf Tournament banquet menu...

Auction Date: 6/06/2019 at 11am

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Rare 1947 Ryder Cup Golf Tournament banquet menu belonging to Reg Horne and signed by both teams to the front cover - with personal remarks from both Walter Hagen (US Honorary Capt) and Henry Cotton – played at Portland Golf Club Oregon USA – the first Ryder Cup played since the outbreak of WWII in 1939 – the US team Ben Hogan (Playing Captain), Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Lloyd Mangrum, Herman Barron, Ed Oliver, Lew Worsham, “Dutch” Harrison, and Jimmy Demaret (faded), Herman Keiser (faded) – GB team Henry Cotton (Playing Captain), Fred Daly, C.H Ward, Eric Green, Jimmy Adams, Max Faulkner, Arthur Lees, Dai Rees, Sam King, plus the host U.S R.A Hudson (Portland businessman who paid the expenses of the both teams and chaired the event), GB team manager R.C.T Roe – Note neither Reg Horne or Eric Green were selected to play hence the quite generous remarks by Walter Hagen “To Reg a great golfer but if it had been me he too would have lost on 18th-17th” signed Walter Hagen and Henry Cotton “To Reg Horne great credit to the Golf Profession Henry Cotton 11/11/47” – a remarkable and personal piece of Ryder Cup History

Hammer Price: £900.00

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