Golf in Perth and Pertshire; Traditional, Historical, and Modern

9781235883491: Golf in Perth and Pertshire; Traditional, Historical, and Modern
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 Excerpt: ...Kirk, St Andrews,-56 53 57 166 J. G. M'Pherson. St Andws, 51 55 60 166 Watty M'Donald, Perth,-58 55 55 168 Tom Morris, sen., St A., 54 60 57 171 Major Boothby, Perth,-57 57 57 173 W. Dolman, Glasgow,-55 59 60 174 Tom Morris, jun., St An., 61 62 54 177 W. Stewart, Perth,-58 60 60 178 W. Carse, Prestwick, 57 62 62 181 Thos. Thomson, Perth,-58 62 64 184 Allan, Prestwick,--61 61 63 185 D. Marshall, Leven,-67 63 57 187 Dr Buist, Perth, 61 68 62 191 H. H. Greig, Perth,-65 '60 67 192 T. D. M'Whannel, Perth, 69 67 59 195 R. Hay.Robertson, George Condie, and Sergeant-Major Chalmers gave in no returns. Dow and Strath, having tied for second place,, played oft a single round. Dow returned a 54 for Mb twelve holes to 56 returned by Strath, Dow thus taking second place. Considering the enthusiastio way in which he entered into the fromer tournament, Dow's success was well received. The amateur competition of the next day received an entry of no less than twenty-six. The weather was again favourable although the greens after so much play were beginning to bake uncomfortably. At the end of the three rounds Sergeant-Major Chalmers, of the King James VI. Club, landed a popular winner, olosely followed by J. G. M'Pherson, who had run Bob Andrews so close in the first and second rounds of the professional competition the previous day. The cards returned showed the order of merit to be:--Sergeant-Major Chalmers, Perth,-170 J. Gordon M'Pherson, St Andrews,-172 William Stewart, Perth,---173 D. Marshall, Leven, 174 W. Doleman, Glasgow, 174 T. Thomson, Perth, 179 Geo. Condie, Perth. 181 W. Carse, Prestwick, 183 Jas. Moir, Perth, 184 J. Robertson. Perth, 184 T. Hood, Musselburgh, 187 H. H. Greig, Perth, 187 Dr Buist, Perth, 190 Major Boothby, Perth, 194 A. Burns Macdonald, 195 T.D....

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Peter Baxter is an author, amateur historian and African field, mountain and heritage travel guide. Born in Kenya, Peter has lived and travelled over much of southern and central Africa. He was educated in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), leaving the country after independence for an extended bout of travel before returning in 1989. Since then he has guided in all the major mountain ranges south of the equator, helping develop the concept of sustainable travel, and the touring of battlefield and heritage sites in East Africa. Peter lives in the United States, working on the marketing of African heritage travel as well as a variety of book projects. His interests include British Imperial history in Africa and the East Africa campaign of the First World War in particular. He is married with three children.

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