Old Tom Morris describing North East Golfers “We were all born with webbed feet and a golf club in our hands”
Old Tom Morris
1890 Open Champion
Course Designer Willie Fernie’s most notable work included making alterations to the Old Course at St Andrews, designing the original Ailsa course at Turnberry and making changes to Royal Troon.
1920 Open Champion
James Braid’s golfing advice was ” Keep hitting it straight until the wee ball goes in the hole”
He was responsible for designing the Championship Course at Carnoustie and the Kings and Queens at Gleneagles.
1940 Open Champion