As the combatants gathered for fraternizing and fine dining prior to the 1951 Ryder Cup, this pre-tournament dinner program was autographed by (51) American and British golfers. Issued at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel for the October 22 banquet, the 8-page guide is signed in black and blue ink on the inside front cover, back cover and first page. Signatures average (“9”) potency with keys including: Jack Burke, Fred Daly, Jimmy Demaret, Ed Oliver, Gene Sarazen, Sam Snead and Charles Ward. Full photo LOA from PSA/DNA.
Additional highlights include: Jimmy Adams, Skip Alexander, Ken Bousfield, Fred Corcoran (agent), Tom Creavy (inscribed “P.G.A. Champ 1931”), Dutch Harrison, Johnny Farrell, Max Faulkner, Jack Hargreaves, Arthur Lees, Lloyd Mangrum, Henry Ransom, DJ Rees, Horton Smith and Harry Weetman.