The First Champion Golfer in History – Allan Robertson

According to history, the first golf tournament is known as the 1860 Open Championship and the venue that time is the Prestwick Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland. The champion of this tournament is Willie Park, Sr., but there remains a top golf player even before this year.

When we talk about the first champion golfer who competed on a golf tournament, he is no other than Allan Robertson whom they considered the top golf player in the world as well. Allan Robertson is one of the prolific golfers in the middle of the 19th century. Of all professional golfers that time, Robertson is very popular and remains unbeaten until he died in 1859 at the age of 43.

Many aspiring golf players before want to pursue their dreams, but it is not easy to invest for golf set equipment because they are costly. Usually, wealthy gentlemen are those who can invest because they have money. Because of this, Robertson became a successful entrepreneur also who merchandise different golf products across the globe. He learned this kind of business to his grandfather and is now handled by their new generations.

 

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