By Kevin Kenny

This account golfing in the course of the nice melancholy starts off with a glance on the “roaring Twenties” and the way the sport built in this interesting decade. What a distinction to the melancholy era—in which golfing in any respect degrees suffered yet survived.
The melancholy years ordinarily are coated after which the pro journey among 1931 and 1940 is tested in detail—the directors (those who offered the journey to sponsors, the media and the general public) and the various marvelous golfers. a lot of this can be set opposed to the historical past of the way tricky existence was once for many american citizens. The publication seems to be in brief on the post–Depression years (when the U.S. entered global struggle II) and the way the pinnacle gamers fared.
regardless of the commercial problems of the period, specialist golfing survived—largely as a result of efforts of gamers and directors, now not all of whom were sufficiently well-known by means of the sport and its historians.

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