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Captured in this beautiful hand made Leatherette Book, over 140 pages of top golfing stories covering the best moments of The Open Golf Championship from 1934. The personalised golf book has now been updated to include Henrik Stenson's 2016 win against Phil Mickelson at Royal Troon.

Read about the golfing greats of the last 70 years from the 1934 Open winner Henry Cotton to legends such as Bobby Locke, Peter Thompson, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Tom Watson, Tony Jacklin, Severiano Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Greg Norman, Tiger Woods and many, many more!

Take a look at the contents to see what the book has to offer...

Your Gift Personalised

Personalise the Open Golf Book by featuring the recipient’s Name and a Message on the certificate on the title page. The recipient’s Name can also be gold embossed on the front cover.

Personalisation and Cover Options

The editions are available with colour content and pictures from 2006 onwards where available:

  • Brown A4 Leatherette Cover – Option to emboss the individual’s Name on the cover.
  • Brown A3 Leatherette Cover – Option to emboss the individual’s Name on the cover.
  • Black A3 Luxury Leather Cover – The individual's Name embossed on the cover for FREE.

General Information

These personalised Open Golf Books are beautifully bound in a choice of quality hardback covers. All reports in this book are taken from The Daily Mirror.

Your text will be made exactly as you have entered it, so please double check spelling, punctuation and capitalisation. Accents and other symbols cannot be used unless stated.

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Personalised ‘The Open’ Golf Book

Enjoy a Terrific Newspaper History of The Open Golf Championships

The Open Championship - referred to abroad as the British Open - is the oldest and most prestigious golf tournament in the world. Our Personalised Open Golf Books are terrific gifts for any golfing enthusiast, taking you on a fascinating journey through the history of this famous tournament.

The gift book incorporates reports on every Open victory from the 1930s to the most recent championship. Featuring reproduced newspaper coverage, these entertaining presents cover classic Open contests such as the ‘Duel in the Sun’ between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus in 1977. Both competitors are multiple winners of the Open and each of their victories is revisited in this great golf book. The gifts also revisit the wins of legends such as Peter Thomson, Bobby Locke, Seve Ballesteros and Tiger Woods.

The Open Golf Books are smartly presented, making them a wonderful piece of sports memorabilia. Below you will find a brief history of the tournament and more information about the contents of our Personalised Golf Books. We also suggest other personalised sports presents and alternative golf gifts.

Brief History of The Open

Golf originated in Scotland during the twelfth century, as shepherds used to knock stones into rabbit holes using sticks. The game of golf developed over time and the inaugural Open Championships took place at Prestwick in 1860. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews began hosting the competition in 1868 and helped to raise funds for the famous Claret trophy. The Open has since been held at a variety of traditional links courses, loosely alternating between Scotland and England. The tournament was also once held in Northern Ireland, at the Royal Portrush Golf Club. St Andrews remains a favourite course for competitors, as the town is internationally recognised as the ‘Home of Golf’.

The Open is one of the four ‘majors’ in golf, but it continues to stand in a class of its own. The history and tradition of this golf tournament makes it a special week for the competitors and it is the only major that takes place outside of America.

Highlights of The Open Golf Book

Our Personalised Open Golf Books stretch back to the 1930s, when English golfers such as Henry Cotton and Richard Burton were enjoying Championship success. American golf star Sam Snead won the first British Open following the war in 1946, but this win preceded a dramatic reduction in American participation at the Open. There was a boom in prize money on the American tour, which led to US competitors preferring to compete at home.

The Open was subsequently dominated by iconic champions Bobby Locke and five-time Open winner Peter Thomson, who came from South Africa and Australia respectively. The Gift Book follows their success in the 1950s and the famous win of Ben Hogan. Hogan was an incredibly successful American golfer, who came to the Open for the first and only time in 1953 and won the competition.

The Golf Book moves on to the era of Player, Palmer and Nicklaus, as US participation began to steadily rise. Jack Nicklaus enjoyed tremendous success at the Open, winning the competition three times and finishing in the top five places a staggering sixteen times. Another American who enjoyed a terrific record at the Open was five-time champion Tom Watson. The gifts include a fabulous report of Watson and Nicklaus’ “Duel in the Sun" in 1977, which many fans consider to be the finest contest in the history of the Open Championship.

Golf enthusiasts also became captivated by Spanish player Seve Ballesteros, who won the competition three times. The Open Golf Book contains all of Ballesteros’ popular victories, including his terrific battle with Tom Watson in 1984. Other champions of the 1980s and 1990s included Sandy Lyle, Greg Norman and British golf legend, Nick Faldo. Tiger Woods claimed his first Open title as part of his “Tiger Slam" in 2000. The gift book features an interesting article about the records that Woods smashed during his win. Woods has enjoyed further Open success over the years and Irish golfer Padraig Harrington has also been a back-to-back Open champion.

Other Golf Gifts

I Just Love It offers many other gifts for golf fans, including our popular Personalised Ryder Golf Book. This great piece of sports memorabilia provides a detailed newspaper history of the Ryder Cup, which pits the USA against Europe and challenges the players to work as a team. Other golf presents include our fantastic range of Golf Experiences, a Personalised Golf Diary, Personalised Golf Calendars and fun Personalised Golf Poster gifts.

Alternative Sports Gift Books

The Personalised Open Championship Book is just one of our terrific Sports Book Gifts. You can alternatively enjoy editions dedicated to sports such as Rugby, Cricket and Formula One. We also have an extensive range of Personalised Football Club Books, featuring match reports on some of the biggest games in the history of over fifty clubs. Our unique Personalised Gift Books make great presents for any sports fan.

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Personalised 'The Open' Golf Book

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  • The Open - sports headlines since the 1930s
  • Personalise with the recipient's Name and a Message on the title page
  • Choose from A4 and A3 editions
  • Now updated to include Henrik Stenson's 2016 win
  • Luxury gift box available to complete this perfect gift

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