Photo shows view of mens golfer Francis Ouimet swinging a golf club. Photograph dates to between 1908 and 1914.
Francis DeSales Ouimet (May 8, 1893 ? September 3, 1967) was an American golfer. He is widely known for winning the 1913 U.S. Open, and was the first American elected Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. His father was a French-Canadian immigrant (hence his typical French last name) and his mother was an Irish immigrant.
Ouimet has been named to every Golf Hall of Fame, and has a room named after him in the USGA Museum. He remained an amateur for his entire golf career. Learn More
Photo shows view of famous men's golfer Harry Vardon swinging a golf club. Harry Vardon, the English golfing great from Jersey who won six Open Championships between 1896 and 1914. Vardon also won the 1900 U.S. Open, and popularized the Vardon Grip, used by most golfers today. The Vardon Trophy is named for him. Learn More