2020 August Golf Memorabilia Auction
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1911 The Country Club of Brookline Ladies Badge #B233 - Herbert Jacques Collection


Presented here is a 1911 The Country Club of Brookline Ladies Badge #B233 from the former United States Golf Association President Herbert Jacques Collection. It bears his name in time-period ink on the front of the 'Ladies Badge,' as it was admitted to family member Mrs. Robinson the name that is written just above. This badge was given to 'Ladies of member's household and sons under 21.' The ticket is in good to very good condition, with dark ink and its original string. Possibly even more impressive is 'The Country Club Brookline' written on the reverse in the same font as appearing on US currency, with the year 1911 on the inside. The Country Club of Brookline was one of the first clubs to open up in the United States in 1882. They were host to a number of major tournaments during that time period including the 1902 US Women's Amateur and 1910 US Men's Amateur that saw Francis Ouimet win in a playoff over Harry Vardon and Ted Ray. As mentioned prior, this badge is in good to very good condition, with rounded corners of the diamond shaped badge only mentioned for accuracy. 3"

THE HERBERT JACQUES COLLECTION - USGA PRESIDENT 1909 & 1910

Noteworthy in the fact that this material is "fresh" to the golf collecting hobby, having recently been located on the upper East Coast. It's original owner was Hebert Jacques a renowned New England industrialist, architect and golf enthusiast. He was a member at The Country Club, Brookline, Massachusetts known as the first 'country club' in the United States which also had the acclaim as being among the first five founding members of the U.S. Golf Association. Jacques ascended to the 1907-08 Executive Committee of the U.S.G.A and became the eighth President of the organization in 1909-10. He remained ingrained in the administrative side of the game as the President of the Massachusetts Golf Association when Brookline hosted the 1913 U.S. Open. Long after his death in 1916, Jacques family was still highly involved in golf with his son Herbert Jacques serving as President of the U.S.G.A in the term 1933-34.



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1911 The Country Club of Brookline Ladies Badge #B233 - Herbert Jacques Collection1911 The Country Club of Brookline Ladies Badge #B233 - Herbert Jacques Collection1911 The Country Club of Brookline Ladies Badge #B233 - Herbert Jacques Collection1911 The Country Club of Brookline Ladies Badge #B233 - Herbert Jacques Collection
1911 The Country Club of Brookline Ladies Badge #B233 - Herbert Jacques Collection
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Auction closed on Monday, August 10, 2020.
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