FC: St. Andrews Scotland The Royal & Ancient Golf Club September 2010
1: Founded May 14 1754
2: The Gold Medal | The Royal & Ancient Golf Club The Keeper of the Rules of Golf
3: Royal Medal | Silver Cross | Bombay Medal | George Glennie
4: "OLD TOM MORRIS" Won the second Open Championship in 1861... Won 4 Times and holds the record as the oldest person to win the Open Championship!
5: THE WORLD'S FIRST PROFESSIONAL GOLFER... 1821 - 1908 87 YEARS OLD Born in St. Andrews
6: "YOUNG TOM MORRIS" Won 4 Open Championships, IN A ROW, before the age of 21...No one has ever beat this record. Youngest person to ever win the Open at 17 years old! Beat his father, the current Open Champion, at the age of 13!
7: Young Tom Morris was ranked the 14th Best Golfer of all time in 2009 by Golf Magazine. He was the top golfer with his entire career in the 19th century! | 1851 - 1875 Died at 24 years old on Christmas day. He suffered a heart attack 4 months after the death of his wife and child during child birth.
8: “Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: WORK." ~ Jack Nicklaus ~
9: “A kid grows up a lot faster on the golf course. Golf teaches you how to behave.” ~ Jack Nicklaus ~ | “If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.” ~ Lee Trevino ~
10: "I'm in awe...I'm actually shaking...This is truly hallowed ground" ~ Gary Phillips ~ September 21, 2010
11: I'm a Member???
12: Wouldn't you know it, the Old Course was closed the week we went because of a "Member's" Meeting. Can you say... "BAD TIMING"
15: PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT...
16: Arnold Palmer | Gary Phillips Debut | Raymond Floyd Arnold Palmer Tom Watson Jack Nicklaus | Jack Nicklaus' Farewell
17: THE FAMOUS SWILKEN BRIDGE... A FEW OF THE GREATS! | Tom Watson's Farewell
18: “This is as good as it gets - to win the Open Championship at the Home of Golf is a dream come true.” ~ Tiger Woods ~
19: “If you can't laugh at yourself, then who can you laugh at?” ~ Tiger Woods ~
20: Let The Game Begin... The New Course
22: “Golf and sex are the only things you can enjoy without being good at them.” ~ Jimmy DeMaret ~
23: Sand Trap... YIKES! | Third Hole New Course | I Hope Heaven is like this!!!
24: "It's Not The Putter... It's the Puttee..." ~ Sandi Phillips ~ | # 1 in "MY" World ~ Sandi Phillips ~
25: So Much FUN......
26: The Old Course | Hole # 8 | “The older I get the better I used to be!” ~ Lee Trevino ~ | Hole # 9
27: “We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” ~ George Bernard Shaw ~
28: Water Running Along The Old Course
29: “When the British Open is in Scotland, there's something special about it. And when it's at St. Andrews, it's even greater.” ~ Jack Nicklaus ~
32: “I try to work with God as a partner.” ~ Gary Player ~ | “The harder you work, the luckier you get.” ~ Gary Player ~
33: “If there's a golf course in heaven, I hope it's like Augusta National. I just don't want an early tee time.” ~ Gary Player ~ | “Golf is a better game played downhill.” ~ Jack Nicklaus ~
35: Until We Meet Again...
36: St Rule's tower is located in the Cathedral grounds but predates it, probably itself having been part of the Cathedral up to the early 12th century. The building was retained to allow worship to continue uninterrupted during the building of its much larger successor.
38: The Cemetary at St. Andrews Cathedral
40: The Crosses of St. Andrews Cathedral
41: Once the largest and most important church in Scotland, St Andrew's Cathedral (1160-1318) now lies in picturesque ruins overlooking the North Sea in St Andrews.
42: This is the beach where the movie "Chariots of Fire" was filmed in 1981.
44: Lone Star B & B
50: Ben Hogan 1912 ~ 1997 | Personal Friend of Bill,the owner of the B & B