Vardon's tour was a grand success

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Vardon's tour was a grand success

Post by nick1224 on Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:10 pm

Vardon's tour was a grand success

Findlay convinced Harry Vardon, then the game's greatest player, to tour America in 1900, giving exhibitions, playing in tournaments, and promoting the game. golf wholesale family Vardon's tour was a grand success. Vardon capped off his American tour winning the 1900 US Open. In 1913 Vardon returned, accompanied by his long-hitting countryman, leisure golf life Edward “Ted” Ray, intent on capturing another US Open title. Ray and Vardon completed 72 holes tied for the lead along with the young Massachusetts amateur, Francis Ouimet.
Ouimet defeated Vardon and Ray in a rain-soaked, drama-packed 18-hole playoff at Brookline Country Club and golf became of age in America. fashion golf group Formerly the great winners were from England, Scotland and Australia. Francis Quimet became the golfing hero of America with his victory.



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