J. Douglas Edgar and The Gate To Golf

Re: J. Douglas Edgar and The Gate To Golf

Postby eagle » Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:26 am

This story is very interesting. It is likely that Edgar was murdered.

Someone had given me an article several years ago about Edgar, and I stumbled across it and contacted his grandson in England and bought the book, which included the "Gate"....a training device.

Tommy Armour said something along the lines of " Edgar will exceed us all." Edgar apparently was one of many UK pros that came to the US after WW1. Bobby Jones also knew him and said similar things. Jones grew up not far from Druid Hills, at East Lake in Atlanta. His teacher was Stuart Maiden.

Edgar has a grandson and son in the UK now, in the golf industry. I think it would be interesting for those nearby to look them up.

The book is a good read and short. There is an interesting aspect to it that I will go into later.

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Re: J. Douglas Edgar and The Gate To Golf

Postby pavaveda » Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:27 am

The murder story is what I believe the book I saw at the bookstore is mostly about. It's called To Win and Die in Dixie.
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Re: J. Douglas Edgar and The Gate To Golf

Postby pavaveda » Sat Apr 17, 2010 6:36 am

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Re: J. Douglas Edgar and The Gate To Golf

Postby pavaveda » Sat Apr 17, 2010 6:37 am

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Re: J. Douglas Edgar and The Gate To Golf

Postby pavaveda » Sat Apr 17, 2010 6:57 am

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