May 24, 2011

May 24th: Death of Old Tom Morris, 1908

Old Tom Morris was one of the pioneers of professional golfing. In addition to playing -- and winning -- he designed and maintained courses, taught, and manufactured golfing equipment. Read article here

Pictured: Old Tom Morris and his son, Young Tom Morris. From the July 1902 issue of Golf, the official bulletin of the USGA. Photograph by Thomas Rodger.

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