Golf History Videos


Keeper of the Greens (1 hour)
Old Tom Morris portrayed by David Joy

Tommy’s Honour, behind the scenes feature (28 minutes)


In this video prepared for the 2019 Masters Tournament, writer and historian Geoff Shackelford, narrates the story of three women golfers who had a great impact on Bobby Jones. Click here for the video.

Fred Astaire shows how it’s done in this fantastic tribute to rhythm, grace, and style.

Swings of Joyce Wethered, Bobby Jones, and Harry Vardon.

Walter Hagen from a British Pathé newsreel.

Life of Bobby Jones


Erin Hills by Dr. Mike Hurdzan
Dr. Hurdzan talks about the creation of the Erin Hills Golf Course in this presentation to the Golf Heritage Society in January 2020.

Van Cortlandt Park
The fellows from “Adventures in Golf,” a YouTube series, take in Van Cortlandt Park, one of American’s first, if not the first, public golf courses.

Sam Snead vs. Ben Hogan, 1965 (29 minutes)
Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf

1963 U.S. Open, Sam Snead recalls a tough defeat

July 2018, The Scottish Open – Some of the best players in the world give hickories a whirl. Hint – eyes are opened!

Attack of the Hawk – This video is not for everyone. Ben Hogan’s amazing swing is captured in a variety of footage and set to legendary rock guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan’s rendition of Voodoo Child.

Francis Ouimet and Eddie Lowery in 1963. Not a lot of golf, but fun to see the two guys together.

Arnold Palmer has a little fun with skipping a ball over a pond.

Jordan Speith tries out the hickory game.

The Word Hickory Open from 2016, a promotional video.

Hickory golf at Kingarrock, by Geoff Shackelford.

Hickory Golf Challenge with Paolo Quirici (2013 World Hickory Open champ), Lee Westwood, Danny Willett, and Miguel Angel Jimenez.

James Bond vs. Goldfinger, from the 1964 movie – a classic! And a reminder to know the rules of the game.