Father of American Golf - Who Says?

Websites on A.H. Findlay ‘The Father of American Golf’ 

Alex Findlay and Brae Burn Country Club  He would even indicate that Alex was "The Father of American Golf"." He also list Overbrook GC in Philly as a 1900 Findlay.


 The Course - Walnut Lane Golf Club

Want to know more about Alexander Findlay? If you're interested in learning more about the "Father of American Golf", More information can be found here. ...www.walnutlanegolf.com/index.php/architect/

 Pittsburgh Field Club

The course, designed by Alexander H. Findlay, the "father of American golf", was designed in August of 1914. At the time, Findlay was the premier golf ...www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2206955525

 Walter Fovargue Founder of the PGA, Club professional Golf course ...

Findlay then designed the Pitman Golf Club and stayed on as the professional in 1931. ... States and he could well be called “The Father of American Golf”. ...

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 The Greenbrier: The Hallowed Grounds of Golf - State Journal ...

The Findlay Room as named after him. At his death in April 1942 he was heralded as the Father of American Golf. ...statejournal.com

 Golf in America - Google Books Result  George B. Kirsch - 2008 - Sports & Recreation - 266 pages

A few years later another Scot, Alex Findlay, introduced the game in Omaha, ... John Reid (often called “the father of American golf”) was a native of ...

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 Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Golf‎: The resort also has a significant place in golf history. The original 9 holes was designed by Alexander H Findlay, Father of American ...en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Bus114

 Joe Norwood Golf Swing Forum: Sitting Bull watching Alexander ...

I do consider Alexander Findlay the Father of American Golf. Here's the Link: Check it out and get into the history of this game: ...www.network54.com/.../Sitting+Bull+watching+Alexander+Findaly+Hit+Golf +Balls+in+the+1880's

 Pittsburgh Field Club

Alexander H. Findlay, known as the father of American golf, voluntarily designed the new 18-hole golf course. Soon after, five holes underwent Donald Ross ...https://pittsburgh.memberstatements.com/tour/tours.cfm?..

 Meadow Brook Golf Club - Titleist Ad Features Meadowbrook Member

Meadow Brook was designed by Alexander Findlay, long known as the “Father of American Golf” for the number of 19th century courses he developed. ...www.meadowbrookgolfclub.org/index.cfm?ID=202

 The Breakers Historical Timeline - Florida Luxury Getaway Resorts ...

In 1897, Flagler enlisted Alexander H. Findlay, the father of American golf and a close friend of Flagler's partner, John D. Rockefeller, to design the ...www.thebreakers.com/press_room/.../index.cfm?

 Timeline of golf history (1851–1945) - Wikipedia, the free ...

Alexander H. Findlay, later to become the Father of American Golf, was the ...en.wikipedia.org/.../Timeline_of_golf_history_(1851–1945)

 The Sports Network - Golf

Alexander Findlay, the father of American golf, was enlisted to redesign the entire site and expand it to 27 holes. Findlay, who crafted the first golf ...www.sportsnetwork.com/merge/tsnform.aspx?c...golf...

 Our History - Montrose Golf Links Limited - Local Final Qualifying ...

... who contributed to the history of the course e.g. Hole 3 - Alex H Findlay - a native of Montrose who has been called "The Father of American Golf". ...


 American Golf History - Optimum Online 

See also: Timeline of golf history (1353–1850), Timeline of golf history (1945– 1999) ... Alexander H. Findlay, later to become the Father of American Golf,

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 Dunfermline - TeeTime Scotland: Scottish Golf History

...the father of American golf”, in founding the St Andrew's Golf Club in Yonkers ... although there may be case to be made for A H Findlay, a native of ...www.teetimescotland.com/teetime/history.php?historyid=63


Scottish immigrant Alexander H. Findlay, an early golf course architect and one ... in 1922) would earn him designation as "the father of public golf in Oklahoma. ... Maxwell's most important contribution to American golf was his 1935 ..digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia/entries/g/go007.html

 Pease Golf Course - Fosters.com

Why has Pease Golf Course become one of the premier public courses in Northern ... Country Club by Alexander Findlay, one of the fathers of American golf at ...


 Chapter 19: Our Golf Professionals - Essex County Country Club ...

Alexander H. Findlay, our club's first golf professional and the designer of the original course in Hutton Park, was one of the pioneers of American golf. ...www.essexcountycc.com/club/.../view_document.asp?..

 LIFE - Jun 30, 1961 - Google Books Result

Vol. 50, No. 26 - 106 pages - Magazine

Sirs: The first golf "course" in the US was at the ... The first game was played in April 1887 at the ranch by my father, Alexander H. Findlay. ...


 Carnoustie Country - Royal Montrose Bicentenary 2010

Alex Findlay persuaded Royal Albert Club Professional Charles Burgess to ... golf in the USA, and he became known as the 'father of golf in America'. ...





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    Tom Mitchell

    Apr, 8th

    I have a POLO GOLF club (mallet) made by the Alexander H. Findlay Co. of Philadelphia, PA. I’d like to know more about the game of Polo Golf. Can you help me?

    Thank you.


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