Home > Personalised Books for Adults > Personalised Newspaper Gifts > A Newspaper History of the Open: Personalised Book

A Newspaper History of the Open: Personalised Book

from £39.99

Trustpilot Rating 5 star rating 5 reviews Read Reviews
Cover

Embossing Choice:

Emboss the cover Make this gift truly personal by gold embossing the front cover
Next step
Name to be Embossed
(22)
Next step

Embossing Choice:

Emboss the cover Make this gift truly personal by gold embossing the front cover
Next step
Name to be Embossed
(22)
Next step
Name to Appear Make them feel special with a unique Label
(25)
Next step
Message to Appear Personalise the label further with a nice message
(30)
(30)
(30)
(30)
(30)
5 lines of text
Next step

Cover

Select a Cover
Next step

Giftbox:

Is this book a gift? Add a beautiful gift box
Next step

Giftbox:

Is this book a gift? Add a beautiful gift box
Next step

Gift Tag:

Gift Card Add a special gift card to complete your gift
Name
(22)
Next step
Message
(30)
(30)
(30)
(30)
(30)
5 lines of text
Next step
Next step
Finishing Touches
Product Description
Delivery InformationFrom: 6th Aug

You can check the delivery times for your location by choosing from the country options below.  Once you’ve chosen and personalised your book, the actual delivery time will be shown during checkout. Every book is made to order, so the time to make, personalise and bind the book by hand is factored into the delivery time.

Select the location you would like to ship to:

Royal Mail 48 £4.99 Delivery Between
Royal Mail 24 £5.99 Delivery Between
Royal Mail 24 Tracked £6.99 Delivery Between
Urgent Signed For (Courier) £7.99 Delivery Between
9th August - 11th August
6th August - 10th August
6th August - 10th August
6th August - 9th August

The delivery times shown here are based on ordering now, and will also be calculated during checkout when you place the order.

Order Tracking

Once you have placed your order you can track it via our Track my order facility. Just enter your details and track your parcel!

You'll love this because...

 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 for long-term protection
  • 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 and provide long-term protection.

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.

Further Information

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

310mm
personalised golf book
380mm

See what our customers have to say

Rated 5 out of 5

based on 5 reviews

In The Book wouldn’t be here without its terrific customers. That’s why we care about what you have to say.

We’re an open book when it comes to feedback! So let us know how your experience was? From finding the book you were looking for to making it personal, every little detail is important, so we can learn and perfect your shopping experience for the next time you return!

MahakiTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 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.

IslanderTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 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.

ScottieTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 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.

ElleCTrustpilot product review 5 star rating29 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.

gillybean7Trustpilot product review 5 star rating29 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.

Testimonials

Our customers rate us as Excellent

Based on
6514 reviews

Absolutely brilliant. My father loved the A3 embossed book... Great quality and service... Thank you..

- Derek G

Margaret Hanley Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 3 Aug 2021

Excellent service from order to…

Excellent service from order to delivery. I brought this for my son who thought it was brilliant

Julie Irvine Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 3 Aug 2021

Excellent service and product.

Excellent service and product. Bought as a 50th Birthday Gift for a work colleague. Can't wait to present it to him. Also bought the boxing one for my husband at Christmas and he loved it.

Bella Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 3 Aug 2021

Not impressed with customer service

I raised an issue with the company but they have not responded. Basically I asked for an invoice for the TWO books I ordered (at a cost of over £60). I wanted to check costs as on the website the nice gift box is advertised as being free but when I purchased my books I was charged £5 per gift box. Also postage advertised at just over £3 but I'm sure I was charged more than this (per book)! I look forward to perhaps getting a response/explanation now.

  • In the Book Team 3 Aug 2021

    Thank you for your review.

    We can see that an email was sent on Friday which we do apologise for the delay in responding, our responses usually take longer from the weekend due to high volumes. As requested, copies of your email confirmations have been forwarded in separate emails, if you have any queries please get back to us?

    Our web sessions are usually recorded therefore we have viewed your session and can confirm that on both orders you were advised of the additional cost of £5.00 for the gift box and standard postage costs which is clearly advertised on the website. What you are referring to with regards to a free gift box and reduced postage is our trade website however you have ordered via our retail site, these are two completely different websites.

    Sorry for any confusion caused, if you need any further assistance please contact us.

    Kind regards
    In the Book.

Julie Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 3 Aug 2021

Excellent service

Excellent service. Beautiful book

Donna Cassidy Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 2 Aug 2021

Very satisfied with the product

Very satisfied with the product. Only 1 package came. A little worried because I ordered 2 books.

See Testimonials
x

Choose from Photos

Browse your albums until you find a picture you want to use

Select an album

Select a new photo

0 / 0 photos selected
Back to albums