Relive the greatest moments in British Open Golf history through the newspaper reports of the time in this beautiful hand made book, which features:
A choice of Black and White or Colour Newsprint (from 2006 - Leather cover versions feature colour print at no additional cost)
- The history of The Open since the 1930s
- Beautifully bound hardback book with a choice of covers
- The recipients name gold embossed on the front cover (optional)
- Colour Newsprint from 2006 with the Leather cover versions
- The option of presenting the book in a gift box
The Open Championship book starts with Henry Cotton's victory in 1934 and continues with every open championship victory right up to the 2012 Championship. The book covers 40s and 50s legends such as Sam Snead, Bobby Locke, Ben Hogan and Peter Thomson. It then moves into the 60s and 70s featuring the era of Palmer, Player and Nicholas -and of course Tony Jacklins famous victory in 1969. In 1980s re-live the Championship victories of Sandy Lyle and Nick Faldo, and of course the late great Seve Ballesteros when he was at the peak of his game. In the 1990s highlights include had two further Open victories from Nick Faldo and in the 2000s we have the era of Tiger Woods, alongside victories from Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke and Rory McIlroy.
To get a flavour of what the book offers golf fans, click on this link (PDF file, opens in a new window) to view the contents of the book.
How the Books are Made
The papers are reproduced from scans of (mainly) original Daily & Sunday Mirror newspapers going back over a 100 years that are stored in our extensive archive.They are individually printed to order onto a high quality thicker paper to provide greater durability.