The 150th Open: Celebrating Golf's Defining Championship (Hardcover)
Celebrating 150 years of The Open Championship.
The official book produced in partnership with The R&A at St Andrews, to celebrate The 150th Open, which began its journey in Prestwick on the west coast of Scotland in 1860.
This beautiful book captures and celebrates the stories and history that make The Open so unique, with a fascinating and lively narrative history of the Championship, including interviews and exclusive content from champions of the game past and present.
From caddies to greenkeepers clubhouses to breathtaking courses, through archive imagery and stunning photography, these pages reveal the fascinating sights, stories and characters from this revered Championship's long and remarkable history.
About the Author
Iain Carter became the BBC's golf correspondent in 2003 and has led Radio 5 Live's commentary team ever since. He appears on BBC television and the World Service, and writes on golf regularly for the BBC Sport website. As a sports journalist he has covered five Olympic Games, and he was formerly the BBC's tennis correspondent. He is a lifelong recreational golfer who desperately clings to a single-figure handicap; Iain has reported on The Open for three decades and regards it as his favourite sporting event.As custodians of golf, The R&A makes a substantial contribution to the sport through jointly overseeing the Rules codes, building on the success of The Open, the AIG Women's Open and its other prestigious championships, and reinvesting in developing golf around the world to ensure it has a sustainable, inclusive and prosperous long-term future.