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Whitcombe Brothers

7 Sep 1935: Golfing Whitcombe brothers, all members of Britain's Ryder Cup Team, at the Leatherhead Golf Club. (These gentlemen are not characters in the Agatha Christie novel, just an example of men's golfing attire in the 1930s.)


Olympic Golf A Big SuccessBut By ED TRAVIS Olympic golf was a smash hit but will that success help to accomplish the goal of those who believe the inclusion in the XXXI Olympiad summer games could result in significant numbers of people taking up the game? Will the Olympics reverse golfs decline in participation? There is no question how much being on the Olympic stage meant to each of the 120 who played. It was an experience of a lifetime and each felt some of the magic of being on the…

Today in golf history in 1967, Ben Hogan captained the United States team to the most dominant victory in Ryder Cup history against team Great Britain captained by Dai Rees, winning by a 15-point margin. #TBT #Golf #GolfLegends

Team Semper Fi member Chris Bowers represents the USA in the Simpson Cup. The Simpson Cup is a Ryder cup style golf event for injured servicemen and veterans. Led by Chris, the USA defeated team Great Britain 10 1/2 to 7 1/2! Learn more about Recovery Through Sport at

Scotland's Brian Barnes, right, and England's Peter Butler, wearing cap, members of Team Great Britain and Ireland, shake hands with Tom Weiskopf, left, and Jack Nicklaus of the United States team, after the Americans had one their Foursomes match in the Ryder Cup, at Muirfield, Scotland, on Sept. 21, 1973. (AP Photo)


Britains equality watchdog has criticised British airlines and British Airways (BA) in particular for their treatment of disabled customers as legal action is taken by an actor over alleged damage to her wheelchair. Chris Holmes the disability commissioner on the Equality and Human Rights Commission and a highly successful Paralympic athlete said carriers should cover the full cost of damage they cause to wheelchairs and mobility devices. Lord Holmes who represented Great Britain for 17…