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39th National Open Program 1935  

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Thirty-ninth National Open Golf Championship, Oakmont Country Club, PA, June 6-8, 1935. Official Souvenir Book and Program


Oakmont, PA

USGA / Oakmont Country Club



56 pp. Illustrated from photographs (including 2 of the course greens and several past winners), full-page course map, drawings, reproductions, ads, etc. 4 pages showing Pairings and Starting Times for the first two days. (4to) original color pictorial saddle stitched wrappers. 

Won by a relatively unknown (at the time) Sam Parks Jr. (1909-1997), who used his knowledge of the course to his advantage, as he was the golf professional of nearby South Hills Country Club. He was the only player to negotiate Oakmont's furrowed bunkers and shaved greens in less than 300. Parks Jr. played in 18 Master Tournaments, 14 U.S. Opens and 12 PGA tournaments. Includes: The Open at Oakmont by Grantland Rice; What a Spot to String Along with Old Man Par! by O.B. Keeler; The Land of Henry Fownes by James Burke, etc.

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