Item: Merion Golf Club photographs, 1930s

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Record Number: 1258
Folder: FF 1112
Reproduction restrictions: Unknown
Address: 450 Ardmore Avenue
Ardmore , PA 19003, USA
Date of Original: 1930s
Original Format: Photographs
Image description: Merion Golf Club is a private golf club located in Haverford Township, Pennsylvania. Made up of two golf courses, East Course and West Course, Merion has hosted five U.S. Opens, eleven U.S. Amateur championships, and three International team competitions. The East Course is famously known for the pins on each hole being topped with wicker baskets instead of flags, which have been in use since at least 1916.
(1) Photograph depicts a man putting on the 11th Hole, while the crowd looks on.
(2) Photograph depicts a man teeing off, while his two golf companions look on.