During a weekend where professional golf returned to its birthplace at the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews for the British Open, golf received quite the makeover at Chautauqua Golf Club.
There wasn’t a time when Mary Whitaker wasn’t smiling, and that’s not much of an overstatement. Between her two loves — golf and music — the reasons were few and far between to not be happy.
SAALIK KHAN | Staff Photographer Meg Pickard, who previously worked for the Jamestown YMCA for 21 years, joined Chautauqua Institution…
Jack Voelker wipes the dirt off his hands onto his already dirt-stained jeans. He cleans his glasses with his black Buffalo Beer Week T-shirt and thrusts those same soiled hands into his frayed pockets. Leaning back, he looks up at his hundreds of healthy hop bines stretching toward the sky. He removes his white Chautauqua tennis hat and takes a hand out of his pocket to comb back his hair.
Over these past seven weeks at the Institution, the Chautauqua Golf Club has teemed with enthusiasm over this landmark year. Last Sunday, that escalating excitement reached its crescendo with the Golf Club’s 100th birthday celebration.
The follow is excerpted from the Aug. 6, 1941 edition of The Chautauquan Daily.
The following is excerpted from the Aug. 8, 1930, edition of The Chautauquan Daily.
The following is excerpted from the July 19, 1914, edition of The Chautauquan Daily.
Graphic by Kelsey Bell | Design Editor “I started playing at Chautauqua [Golf Club] in probably the late ’70s and started…
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Chautauqua Golf Club’s centennial, the Daily each week will feature an article from our archives highlighting the club’s first year and landmark events in its history.