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Horton Smith's 1935 US Ryder Cup Team Gold Medal


Advanced collectors in the elevated medals and awards space recognize this prize as perhaps among the rarest and most significant of items presented. This is one of only two that have been made available to the public, presented to the winning United States team members. This gold tone medal was awarded to Horton Smith, who would go on to win the following year's inaugural Masters Tournament. Signifying golf royalty, 'H. SMITH' was engraved on the scroll below the profile relief depiction of Gov. Harold G. Hoffman.

In Only the fifth playing of the Ryder Cup, the United States Team regained the cup with a dominant 9-3 victory over the over-matched British Team at Ridgewood Country Club in New Jersey. The award's name, Harold G. Hoffman was elected to Governor of host state New Jersey shortly before the 1935 Ryder Cup. The biennial international team matches' reign of supremacy started in 1927 and will add a new chapter this year, with Horton Smith's 1935 medal in this lot among the most cherished prizes handed out for it now available to the public. 1" Diameter.

The Golf Auction is proud to present this, our first auction of 2023. This eclectic group of memorabilia represents all areas of the golf collecting world, so please utilize the categories column to help navigate you towards your preferred collectibles. Bids must be placed before 10pm ET, Sunday, February 5th in order to participate in extended bidding

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Place your bids NOW as this auction will close beginning at 10:00pm EDT Sunday, February 5th. When placing your INITIAL bid in the auction, you must agree to the terms BEFORE confirming your bid. Each lot will have its own 30 minute countdown clock during extended bidding. The clock will extend 30-minutes from the time of the most recently placed bid for that lot. If no bids are placed on that lot during a 30-minute period, the lot will close. Place your bids now!

1. Place your initial bids BEFORE 10pm ET to bid on the item in extended bidding
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3. Lots with only ONE or NO BIDS will close at 10pm ET

Extended bidding starts at 10pm ET, and each lot will begin closing with its own 30-minute countdown timer. Lots without a bid during extended bidding will close at 10:30pm ET. We recommend you place your maximum bid(s) prior to that time. Thank you


Please Note: A 19.5% Buyer's Premium will be applied to each item won in auction. If you pay in full with cash, check, or money order the buyer’s premium is discounted by 2.5% to 17%. All sales are final

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