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On course for golf book talk

THE author of a book on one of Musselburgh's most famous golfers will be speaking about his work at the town's library on Thursday, 3rd May 2007.

Walter Stephen's book "Willie Park Junior: the man who took golf to the world" tells the story of the two-time winner of the Open, designer of 160 golf courses and author of the first book on golf written by a professional.

He perfected his game at Musselburgh Links in the 19th century, and is credited with developing golf from a pastime to its present status as a world game.

The talk is at 7.30pm and tickets are free. Call 0131 6652183.

Source: Evening News, Tuesday, 1st May, 2007