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Far Hills in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Purvis James Boatwright Jr.

“P.J.”

 

1927 - 1991

 
Purvis James Boatwright Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 23, 2009
1. Purvis James Boatwright Jr. Marker
Inscription. P.J. Boatwright served the USGA with dedication and distinction for over three decades.
Renowned for his expertise in conducting championships, he was also the world's foremost authority on the rules of golf.
P.J. was the ultimate arbiter in maintaining the integrity of the game, and his influence will be felt forever.
 
Erected by United States Golf Association.
 
Location. 40° 39.972′ N, 74° 36.845′ W. Marker is in Far Hills, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker can be reached from Far Hills Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the USGA Headquarters and Museum in front of the main building. Marker is in this post office area: Far Hills NJ 07931, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moggy Hollow (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Place To Remember (approx. 1.1 miles away); Chief Philip Koechlein (approx. 1.4 miles away); Artillery Park (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Jacobus Vanderveer House (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Jacobus Vanderveer House
Purvis James Boatwright Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 23, 2009
2. Purvis James Boatwright Jr. Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Far Hills Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); Far Hills War Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Far Hills.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Entrance to USGA on Far Hills Rd. image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, April 23, 2009
3. Entrance to USGA on Far Hills Rd.
 
 
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