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Archive for the ‘Salesroom & Memorabilia’ Category

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

China's first golf museum is unveiled at Mission Hills Golf Club in Shenzhen by Dr Ken Chu, CEO and Chairman of Mission Hills Group, Tenniel Chu, Vice-chairman of Mission Hills Group and Chinese golfers Feng Shanshan, Li Haotong and Zhang Lianwei. The group are pictured with the World Cup Trophy, which Mission Hills hosted in 1995, and a statue of the late Dr David Chu, founder of Mission Hills Group

Stars of Chinese Golf Unveil China’s First Golf Museum

Three Chinese golf legends, including Olympic bronze medallist Feng Shanshan, were at Mission Hills Golf Club in southern China yesterday to celebrate the opening of their country’s first golf museum

Friday, November 4th, 2016


Old Sports Christmas Auction

It contains over 400+ lots covering all categories of golfing memorabilia, but two major consignments make this auction particularly noteworthy

Friday, October 14th, 2016


‘Grace & Grit: Women Champions Through the Years’

World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum unveils its newest exhibition which features golf’s greatest female champions spanning eight decades – from the 1940s to today

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Arnold Palmer

Rare Golf Photo Find

A rare collection of photographic slides showing the 1963 Open Championship at Royal Lytham has been unearthed at auction in Manchester. The 60+ collection includes rare colour shots of Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Scottish PGA Trophy

Found in New Zealand: Miniature Replica of Scottish PGA Championship Trophy!

In the build up to the event’s 100th staging at Gleneagles next month, a replica of the Scottish PGA Championship Trophy has been discovered more than 11,000 miles from home

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

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‘Rarest of the Rare’ Early Iron Club comes up for auction

Among the 500+ lots in the Old Sports Auction commencing on 9th September is one of the rarest and most valuable iron clubs ever offered for sale

Monday, July 25th, 2016

The 21-year-old whisky is aptly named 'Exclusion'

Moray Golf Club celebrates Prime ministerial triple TIPPLE

Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth has launched the first of three whiskies to celebrate its association with an extraordinary trinity of the UK’s most respected prime ministers

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Golf Kitchen website

GOLF KITCHEN Announces Availability of Discounted Book Pre-Orders

Beginning July 5th customers have the opportunity to purchase GOLF KITCHEN at a discount from the company website, or for the suggested retail price following the official launch in November

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Nick Gibbs working on a recent commission of the 18th at Pebble Beach

Replicas of famous golf holes – hand-made from Fairway Originals

Nick Gibbs carves bespoke replicas of famous and favourite golf holes. Hand-made from English hardwoods and dyed veneers

Olympic Medals

Rare Olympic Golf Medals on display for the first time in more than a century

The USGA Museum and the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum to showcase medals won by H. Chandler Egan at 1904 Games in St. Louis

Friday, April 1st, 2016

WGF Jack Nicklaus

World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum names Commission Chairs

18-time Major winner Jack Nicklaus will join fellow Hall of Fame Members Nancy Lopez, Gary Player and Annika Sorenstam as Co-Chairs of the Selection Commission for the World Golf Hall of Fame

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Jack’s Majors - 1986 Masters - Do You Believe in Magic?

Nicklaus ’86 Masters Dramatic Win Celebrated in Artistic Tribute

The record-setting 1986 Masters Victory is memorialized 30 years later in “Jack’s Majors” Fine Art Collection

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Dr Tony Parker, Historian World Golf Hall of Fame

World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum unveils “Major Moments” Exhibition

New, interactive exhibition at St. Augustine, highlights the four men’s Major Championships

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Hintori Putter engraving

Hinotori putter on display at the British Golf Museum

A rare putter created by U.S.-based KRONOS Golf Founder Phillip Lapuz is now on display at the British Golf Museum in St. Andrews, Scotland

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Mrs Forman's by Henry Rowntree (c 1900)

Oldest Golf Pub in World to be demolished?

In Musselburgh plans are afoot to demolish Mrs Forman’s, the oldest golf pub in the world, and turn it into a garage

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Lemuel Francis Abbott, ‘The Portrait of Henry Callender standing in a landscape, in the red coat of Captain General of the Blackheath Golf Club and holding a putter’ sold for £722,500

The World’s Most Famous Golf Portrait Sells at Bonhams

Lemuel Francis Abbott’s ‘Portrait of Henry Callender in the red coat of Captain General of the Blackheath Golf Club and holding a putter’ is now the most valuable portrait of golf ever sold at auction

Sarazen 1941 (courtesy  of  the  World  Golf  Hall  of  Fame  and  Getty  Images)

The exhibition SWING! has teed  off

A must-see exhibition in the Olympic Museum’s gallery from December 9 2015 to January 31st, 2016. Free entrance

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Henry Callender standing in a landscape, in the red coat of Captain General of the Blackheath Golf Club and holding a putter by the Leicestershire artist Lemuel Francis Abbott (1760-1803)

Bonhams to Offer Most Famous Golfing Painting in the World

Royal Blackheath Golf Club is selling the painting to raise funds for the acquisition of the freehold of its course and clubhouse from The Crown Estate. The painting is estimated at £600,000 – £800,000

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

SWING Golf Olympics

SWING! Golf returns to the Games

A must-see exhibition in the Olympic Museum’s Gallery from 9th December 2015 to 31st January, 2016. Free entrance

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Fortrose and Rosemarkie logo

Fortrose and Rosemarkie Golf Links – Links Golf Since 1793

The early history of Fortrose Golf Society is a previously unrecognised find of 2015, writes Mike MacDonald – Club Secretary

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Trump Turnberry auction

Trump Turnberry To Sell Fixtures & Fittings

Trump Turnberry appoint Wilsons Auctions to sell fixtures & fittings in advance of multi-million pound refurbishment

Friday, September 4th, 2015

St Andrews Tom Morris Footsteps

St Andrews Book in People’s Book Prize First

‘St Andrews In The Footsteps of Old Tom Morris’ written by golf historian Roger McStravick and designed by Chic Harper is in the line-up for the prestigious People’s Book Prize

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Jack Nicklaus by Walter Spitzmiller

Jack Nicklaus Record Five PGA Championship Wins Celebrated in Artistic Tribute

World-renowned golf artist Walt Spitzmiller vividly captures Nicklaus’ memorable five PGA Championships as part of an extraordinary collection of 18 paintings simply entitled ‘Jack’s Majors’

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Irish Open Medal sold at a hammer price of £8,500

Collectors Bid Online at Rare Golf Auction

On the eve of The Open Championship, Invaluable, the online auction marketplace, teamed up with Lyon & Turnbull to host a rare golf auction at The Eden Club at Pittormie Castle

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Joe Austen with Tony Jacklin in The Austen Gallery, St Andrews

Tony Jacklin Ryder Cup Collection

The Tony Jacklin Ryder Cup Collection is a series of oil painted portraits by the world renowned golf portrait artist, Joe Austen the full story »