Tom Simpson

Episode 51: ODG Series #6 with Philip Truett on Herbert Fowler and related off piste golfing matters

William Herbert Fowler led an interesting life… born into the privilege he excelled as a cricketer, golfer, golf course architect and professional gentleman.. with the help of Philip Truett, we endeavour to unravel some of his life and times to understand his importance within the golden age of golf course design and beyond.

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Episode 8: Jasper Miners from

Jasper Miners from joins us today to conduct a whistle stop tour through the first golden age of golf course architecture – how this period and its’ protagonists transformed the penal Victorian school of architecture that characterised the first inland courses. We look at the importance of Low, Patton, Colt and Simpson and how they built a profession on the shoulders of the giants – Robertson, Morris, Taylor and Braid.

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