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St. Augustine in St. Johns County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Tom Morris

(1821 - 1908)

— [World Golf Hall of Fame] —

 
 
Old Tom Morris Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 27, 2021
1. Old Tom Morris Marker
Inscription.  
Keeper of the Green and Golf Professional
Royal and Ancient Golf Club, St. Andrews, Scotland

★ ★ ★

Today’s golf course superintendents continue Old Tom’s dedication to preserving the beauty of golf

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Presented to the
World Golf Foundation
by the
Golf Course Superintendents
Association of America

On the occasion of the GCSAA’s 75th anniversary, September 13, 2001.

Sculpted by golf course superintendent Bradley J. Pearson, Holdrege, Nebraska.

 
Erected 2001 by Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 29° 59.485′ N, 81° 28.197′ W. Marker is in St. Augustine, Florida, in St. Johns County. Marker can be reached from World Golf Place, 0.2 miles south of South Legacy Trail, on the left when traveling south. Marker located on the covered
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walkway between the World Golf Hall of Fame Museum and IMAX Theater. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 World Golf Pl, Saint Augustine FL 32092, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Francis D. Ouimet (a few steps from this marker); Nine Mile Road (approx. 4.4 miles away); King's Road (approx. 4.9 miles away); Ford Motor Company (approx. 5.4 miles away); William Wing Loring (approx. 5.9 miles away); St. Augustine Confederate Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Sanksville Cemetery (approx. 6.3 miles away); Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Augustine.
 
Also see . . .  The Grandfather of Golf: Old Tom Morris. (Submitted on November 28, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Old Tom Morris Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 27, 2021
2. Old Tom Morris Marker
Entrance to the World Golf Hall of Fame image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 27, 2021
3. Entrance to the World Golf Hall of Fame
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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