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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.

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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
personalised golf book
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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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This was a great gift. The personalization made it even more special. Well made, great packaging

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Teri Grier Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 27 Sep 2020

Very disappointed

Very disappointed. I ordered a book for my grandson’s 5 birthday and had it sent directly to his home in another state. It never arrived! When I inquired they sent me an email from Linda in the United Kingdom with a screenshot of the tracking code stating that it was delivered. I’ve contacted the post office and it was delivered to another address and isn’t retrievable. I’ve called the company and asked for a call back and also sent additional emails without response. If you want something from this company, don’t have it shipped directly as a gift and don’t rely on customer service to address any issues. I’m out my money and a lot of time and have had to quickly find an alternative gift for my grandson’s fifth birthday. Very disappointing!!!

Carol Trustpilot product review 3 star rating 26 Sep 2020

I thought it was going to be in book…

I thought it was going to be in book form

Dear Mr Hinchliffe Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 26 Sep 2020

As the sender,I understand it was very…

As the sender,I understand it was very well received ... thank you!

Laura Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 26 Sep 2020

Great idea

Great idea! Will not be giving present for another two weeks so will have to wait to see friend's reaction!

Derek richardson Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 26 Sep 2020

Day at the zoo

Day at the zoo. Highly recommended.

A happy Nana Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 25 Sep 2020

Great Gift!!

The book was wonderful and arrived sooner than expected!

STEWART GEORGE POINTING Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 25 Sep 2020

very pleased with the book and as his…

very pleased with the book and as his name is all the way through the book it get more attention

James. 75 Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 25 Sep 2020

2 star rating could be better

The book design was good but there was a few problems the book was bent due to poor packaging maybe some bubble wrap or better packaging would be nice not just a cardboard envelope and there were finger prints on every page in the same place but other than that good design

Alan Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 25 Sep 2020

This was the first time I have used…

This was the first time I have used your company and the experience was excellent! Quality product and clear and efficient ordering process. During the lockdown my wife and I have used many companies for orders and deliveries and you have been the best! Thank you very much Alan

June Tyler Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 25 Sep 2020

Lovely book

Lovely book, rather expensive

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