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A Newspaper History of the Open: Personalised Book

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 Via newspaper clippings from the past, you can relive the wonderful history of The Open Championship. 

  • Personalise with any name and message
  • Handbound hardback covers
  • A4 and A3 editions available with colour pages from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1934 to 2016

Relive the history of The Open golf championship through newspaper clippings in this personalised Open golf book. With coverage beginning in 1934, the year of Henry Cotton’s first win, this timeless piece of golf memorabilia takes you through decades of history, revisiting all the key moments from Muirfield, Royal Liverpool, St. Andrews and many more, right up until Henrik Stenson’s 2016 triumph.

The oldest of the four golf majors, and the only one to be annually held outside of the United States, the first Open Championship took place in 1860 at Prestwick Golf Club. Prestwick would be its home for the first twelve years, and the competition would remain exclusively in Scotland until 1894, when it was played at St. George’s, and won by Englishman J.H. Taylor, only the third ever non-Scottish victor. Taylor would go on to lift the trophy five times, a feat bettered by only one man in history, Harry Vardon, who won six. The 1950’s were dominated by Australia’s Peter Thomson, who incredibly won four times in five years, and in the 1960s and 70s, Jack Nicklaus became the competition’s nearly man, finishing as runner-up a record seven times, though the American would go on to lift the trophy three times too. In 1985, Sandy Lyle became the first Scot to win The Open in 65 years, by the smallest margin of one stroke. And in 2016, Henrik Stenson won the trophy with the greatest under par score of all time, registering a -20 at Royal Troon.

Take a look at the contents to see which historic moments are captured.

Your Personalised Open Memorabilia

Our sports books are available in a variety of covers, all of which can be customised accordingly. Each book features your recipient’s name and a special message of your choice printed on the opening title page in the form of a certificate. You can also emboss their name onto the front cover. Finally, a luxury gift box is available to complete the gift.

Check your personalisation: accents and other symbols cannot be used unless otherwise stated.

Sports Book Cover Options

Along with the black and white reprinted reports, all editions include colour pages, where available from 2006 onwards:

  • A4 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Brown Leatherette – Any name can be embossed on the cover for £5.
  • A3 Cover in Black Luxury Leather – Any name is embossed on the cover for FREE.

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Our Personalised Sports Books are unofficial products and are in no way affiliated with any event unless specifically stated.

310mm
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Mahaki Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

Bought this for my hard to buy for Dads birthday, he totally loved it. The beautiful leather cover and having it personalised makes it really special. Was a huge success and was so nice to get something so unique.

Islander Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

It was a gift for a friend and he was over the moon. It really was the perfect gift for a golf fanatic and it arrived very quickly after ordering.

Scottie Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

Bought The Open Golf Book for my brother on his retirement from a championship golf course and he was thrilled with the quality and content of this book. A lovely memento he will cherish forever.

ElleC Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

Excellent gift for my husband's 50th birthday.Lovely quality and the personalised message, added an extra special touch.Service was excellent ! Highly recommended.

gillybean7 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 Aug 2018

Recently bought for my fathers 8th birthday. With the age he is it's always difficult to find something different as over the years I must have bought him everything to do with golf. This was a great find he absolutely loved it .Starting from 1934 the year before he was born right up to date. Get it personalised to make it extra special.

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Susan Gilchrist Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 Apr 2021

Quick sevice

Quick sevice, arrived on time

Jenny Sinclair Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 20 Apr 2021

DONT DO BUILD A BEAR U ONLY THE BOOK!

DONT DO BUILD A BEAR U ONLY THE BOOK!! SCAM wasted 28 pound on this for my sons birthday very disappointed and angry. Would not recommend to anyone. Very arrogant on the phone when calling to ask about the item. And email reply wasn't any better. Save your money and either build a bear on the website or go elsewhere like etsy or not on the highstreet. If i could minuses stars I would as even 1 is to much

CHRISTINA MCCARTHY Trustpilot product review 3 star rating 20 Apr 2021

The book itself is absolutely beautiful…

The book itself is absolutely beautiful and wonderfully illustrated. I couldn’t upload a photo onto the website, it kept sticking, so I ordered the book on a bank holiday Friday evening and it was confirmed at 2000h same night. I e mailed in the book with a photo attached the following morning Saturday at 0730h and asked if anything could possibly be done to attach it. I received a reply that it was too late, already in production, nothing could be done. In 12hrs ? I was really disappointed - I wish I had contacted CS before placing my original order. Also I assumed Alice would somehow be woven into the stories as advertised “in the books” other stories but The Ultimate Princess Collection does not offer this. Your child’s name appears on the top of each page but they are actually not IN the stories. If I ordered again I would be much more aware of what is actually on offer. In The Book does not mean IN every story, so read carefully before ordering as I’m sad to say I didn’t do.

Georgina Howe Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 20 Apr 2021

Great book presented well

Great book presented well Little expensive

Michael Kaye Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 19 Apr 2021

A great cover and fronts piece.

A great cover and fronts piece. However, Some of the early pages were unreadable even with glasses and a magnifying glass in use. Some of the pages of the 1960s were unreadable as well, and one was even shown to be torn and disheveled as if lifted from a dustbin.

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Absolutely brilliant company. Bought the Leeds united memory book It is brilliant cant wait to give the gift because I know the recipient is going to be absolutely amazed by it.

Javad Hashemi Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 19 Apr 2021

The child's name only appears on the…

The child's name only appears on the opening page of each story. Other companies replace the name of the character in the story with the child's name. The format and quality of the book prints and presentation are good.

Lyn Eagle Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 19 Apr 2021

Very disappointed in this book for so…

Very disappointed in this book for so much money - unfortunately I believed my granddaughter would appear in the story not just at the top of the pages - feel as if I’ve been conned!

Joanne Blyth Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 18 Apr 2021

Very pleased with the quality of the…

Very pleased with the quality of the book and the embossing added a great touch. Well packaged and quick delivery. Also great customer service re my questions. Would recommend 😃

J M Turner Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 15 Apr 2021

A beautiful book with original…

A beautiful book with original illustrations delivered promptly - just what I had been hoping for.

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