Lot 353 of 400:
USGA 46th Open Golf Championship program 1946  

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Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
USGA 46th Open Championship, June 13-14-15, 1946, Canterbury Golf Club. Souvenir Book

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Place:
Beachwood, OH

Publisher:
USGA / Canterbury Golf Club

Date:
1946

Description:

72 pp. Illustrations from photographs and ads throughout; full-page course map. 11x8½" original saddle stitched pictorial wrappers.

Important and scarce USGA program for the 1946 U.S. Open. This was the first time the Open was played after having been canceled four straight years starting in 1942 due to the war. An extra day was played after Byron Nelson, Lloyd Mangrum and Victor Ghezzi were tied at 284 after regular play. Lloyd Mangrum (1914-1973) would win the event, his only major championship win.

With articles: “52 Years of the U.S.G.A.”; Ten Commandments for Golf Galleries & How to Look at a U.S. Open by Grantland Rice; Canterbury, After 25 Years; Review of the 1940 Open; Ladies of the “Fore” by Claire Doran; Highlights on Earlier U.S. Opens by Francis Ouimet; a hole-by-hole description; New Golf School Takes Over by O.B. Keeler; short descriptions of several key plays in the tournament; and more.


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Condition:
Light wear, small crease to lower corner of rear cover; near fine.


 
Item number:
286418
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