Lot 294 of 471:
1928 PGA Championship souvenir program  

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$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Professional Golf Association of America 1928 Championship Tournament Souvenir Program: Five Farms Course, Baltimore Country Club, October 1st to 6th (wrapper title)

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Place:
Baltimore

Publisher:
Professional Golf Association

Date:
1928

Description:

[56] pp. Illustrated from photographs, drawings, and advertisements, with 18 hole maps. 30.5x23 cm (12x9"), printed pictorial wrappers with a cover image of defending champion Walter Hagen.

The 1928 PGA Championship was the 11th PGA Championship, held October 1–6 at the Five Farms Course of the Baltimore Country Club in Lutherville, Maryland, north of Baltimore. Then a match play championship, Leo Diegel defeated Al Espinosa 6 & 5 in the finals to win the first of his two consecutive titles. Prior to the finals, Diegel defeated both Walter Hagen and Gene Sarazen, the winners of the previous seven PGA Championships, in the two preceding matches. The Five Farms Course, now the East Course, was designed by A. W. Tillinghast and opened two years earlier in September 1926. Diegel continued the tradition of repeat champions and successfully defended his title in 1929.

Title page reads: Annual Championship 1928, Professional Golf Association of America, Five Farms Course, Baltimore Country Club, Maryland, October 1-6, inclusive, 1928.


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Condition:
Wrappers show moderate wear, a few chips with splits at spine ends, light foxing; near fine within.


 
Item number:
308087
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