Far Hills in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Purvis James Boatwright Jr.
— 1927 - 1991 —
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
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. Marker is on the grounds of the USGA Headquarters and Museum in front of the main building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Far Hills NJ 07931, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); General Highway Administration 1893-1993 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 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Far Hills Station (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Far Hills.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.