Lot 324 of 400:
1942 Tam O'Shanter National Open  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The $15,000 Tam O’Shanter National Open and All-American Amateur, July 20-26, 1942. America's Greatest Golf Tournaments.

Author:

Place:
[Chicago]

Publisher:
Tam O’Shanter Country Club

Date:
1942

Description:

50 pp. Illustrated from photographs, ads, double-page course map drawing and score sheets (unmarked). 11x8¼, original saddle stitched color pictorial wrappers.

The 1942 Tam O’Shanter golf tournament was won by the great Byron Nelson (1912-2006), whose streak of 11 victories in a row in 1945 is considered the least attainable record in golf. This event was played the first year, when after the U.S. Open was postponed (until 1946) due to the war; one of the few major U.S. golf events at that time and its proceed benefited the Army Emergency Relief.


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Condition:
Lightly toned, minor wear; near fine.


 
Item number:
286406
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