Description - Links Along the Line by Harry Foster
Tells the story of the pioneers who founded the clubs, emphasising the critical roles played by the landowners and the railway company and the relationship of the promotion of golf to their commercial interests. This book examines the visionary contributionof the local authority, and the inter-relationships between the clubs in the early years.
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(248mm x 172mm x 20mm)
Phillimore & Co Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
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Author Biography - Harry Foster
HARRY FOSTER Harry Foster's family have lived in Southport for at least five generations. He was born there, attended local schoolsand taught in the town and at Edge Hill College. He holds a Master's degree and a Ph.D. for local research from the University ofLiverpool. Since retiring he has concentrated on writing local history and has published nine major books on the Southport district,including three golf club histories. An enthusiastic sportsman, Harry was a member of the championship-winning Lancashire rugby team of the early 1950s, an England trialist and reserve for theEngland XV. He has been a member of the Hesketh Golf Club for over thirty years, and is a past Captain.