The Library

History
  • Battles Lost But A Game Won - The illustrious history of Scottish Golf.

  • A Guide To Golf Museums And Collections - Where to find golf memorabilia and history.

  • A History of The LPGA - A handful of pioneering women made the development of LPGA Tour their "labor of love". Follow the growth of the LPGA from its beginnings as the Women's Professional Golf Association to the present day.

  • History of the Professional Golfer's Association of America - The PGA can trace it's origins to January 17, 1916, when a group of New York area golf professionals met to discuss forming a national organization which would promote interest in golf and elevate the vocation of golf professional.

  • The LPGA Hall of Fame - A history of the Hall of Fame since its inception in 1967.

  • The European Tour - Some notable dates on the development of the Tour on its 25th anniversary.

  • A History of the PGA Tour - From the 10 professional golfers and one amateur who played in the first U.S. Open in 1895 to the present day pros.

  • A Chronology of the PGA Tour - Dates to remember in the development of the PGA Tour.

  • Bob Hope Chrysler Classic - 5 courses in 5 days? How about 5 courses in a day? Read Ed DeBell's backgrounder on the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic.

  • Wendy's Three Tour Challenge - Background on this three tour event and a look toward the future - when it may be a four tour event?

  • The Kapalua International - Chuck Furjanic offers a nostalgic look at golf on Maui as well a look at the present courses and the Kapalua Golf Club - Home of the Kapalua International.

  • Disney / Oldsmobile Golf Classic - Ed DeBell looks at the 'goofy' happenings at the Disney/Oldsmobile Golf Classic and backgrounds the event and the course.

  • Bob Hope and the Desert Classic - A salute to Bob Hope and the Chrysler Classic. By Ed DeBell.

  • The JC Penney Classic - A look at the 1996 tournament.

  • Bing Crosby and the Monterey Peninsula - A look back at the AT & T Pebble Beach Pro-am - when it was known as "The Crosby" and "The Clambake". The Crosby goes back to a gathering of Bing and his friends in 1934 for a friendly tournament which became an annual event.

  • The Colonial National Invitational - is the longest running event on the PGA tour. It started over 50 years ago and has always been played at the Colonial Country Club which has been called "..the hardest par seventy in the world".

  • The Skins Game - A bit of golfing history - still in the making. Why do they call it a "skin"? Who played in the first Skins Game? And where is this year's being held? Ed DeBell tells you all you ever wanted to know.

  • The US Open - Open Golf and Oakland Hills - by Ed DeBell
    The American Open, as the US Open first known, began as an impromptu exhibition following the American Amateur - more widely known as the United States Amateur. So how did it become the US Open and get to be a tournament almost every American golfer would like to win?

  • The US Open at the Congressional - by Ed DeBell
    A look at the 1997 Open at the Congressional in Bethesda, Maryland. And, a look back at the Ken Venturi win at the 1964 U.S. Open.

  • Augusta: The Masters - Background and insight into the history of the Masters Tournament - By Ed DeBell.

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