The Ancient Game / Social Play and Early Clubs, 1744-1860 / The First Championships, 1860-1902 / Gentlemen Amateurs and a Hit in the US, 1902-20 / Stars and International Competitiions Since 1920 / Further Reading / Places to Visit / Index
John Pearson is the editor of 'Through the Green', the magazine of the British Golf Collectors Society. The BGCS was founded in 1987 with the aim of promoting interest in the history of golf, as well as collecting items associated with its history. He is co-author and editor of three golf club histories - Cumbria Union, Writing a Golf Club History and Cecil Keitch, Champion Golfer - and writes on golf heritage for magazines in the USA, Europe and Australia. He is also Secretary to the trustees of the Women Golfers' Museum.