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1907

“Even the Prime Minister has graced our fairways”

The Bystander, reports on May 1st 1907, a professional match between James Braid, Harry Vardon, William Mitchell (club professional) and Abe Mitchell. Abe became the model for the golfer on the top of the Ryder Cup. Also playing with the captain was Mr Arthur J Balfour who was Prime Minister from 1902 to 1905.