"Golf History with Peter Alliss" celebrates every major champion from 1860 through the era of Bobby Jones and the birth of the modern era.
Over 500 stories, 600 historic photographs and 100 exclusive videos are narrated by British television's “Voice of Golf” Peter Alliss alongside interviews with Scottish golf historians. In this entertaining and highly informative app, you will read stories, scroll through photographs and watch video interviews about golf prodigies that came before Tiger and Rory, like Young Tom Morris and 20-year-old Francis Ouimet who pulled off a dramatic U.S. Open win in 1913.
"Golf History with Peter Alliss" traces the development of early mens' and ladies' championships, tells fascinating tales of golf's first champions, explores golf lifestyle and fashion, shows the evolution of golf equipment, and presents an illustrated timeline of the history of the game. This iPad app is the first of its kind. Peter Alliss, professional golfer, 8-time Ryder Cup player, television commentator, author, course designer, humorist and provocateur inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame in 2012.
● 600 rare historical photographs
● 500 original stories on golf, its champions, courses and lifestyle
● 100 exclusive videos featuring Peter Alliss and noted Scottish golf historians' personal memories, historical facts and anecdotes
● An interactive timeline of significant events in the history of golf, major champions, early societies, courses, equipment and more
● Keyword search to locate all content
● Personal favorites feature
● Sharing of images and stories via Twitter, Facebook and email
● Full screen image zooming
● The option to order selected photographs as museum-quality archival prints
● GOLF HISTORY BASICS - Showcases representative stories from each era in the App.
● PETER ALLISS - Join the "Voice of Golf" in this magical journey of a lifetime of golf.
● ORIGINS OF GOLF - Did golf lead to Mary Queen of Scots demise? Why was golf banned in Scotland in the 15th century? Discover these and many other mysteries of times past. Explore the development of the golf ball and playing clubs. Learn about the early golfing societies and their courses.
● EARLY HISTORY - The legends! Through rare photographs, videos, and stories, experience all major champions, from the first Open Championship in 1860 to the 1900s. Includes stories on courses, equipment, and notable events.
● ROOTS OF AMERICAN GOLF - The beginnings of golf in America. The early championship courses and architects. Read stories on the birth of U.S. Championships with rare photographs of the first 29 pioneering major champions on American soil.
● BOBBY JONES ERA - The formation of the PGA; the Ryder Cup; Bobby Jones' Grand Slam. The development of the Masters Tournament; an interactive journey through the 1920s, year by year - a period that saw political and economic upheaval change the world.
● LADIES GOLF - Pioneering women blazing new frontiers: English, Scottish, Irish, American and French ladies vie for their places in golf history from the 1890's to 1930; revealing biographies and compelling stories.
● U.S. OPEN – The courses and controversies; Overview of the National Championship; Photos and bios of every U.S. Open Champion from 1895 to 1970! Inspiring stories of victories by Ouimet, Hagen, Sarazen, Jones and others.
● THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP - Begun in 1860, the grand tradition of the Championship Belt and Claret Jug through Bobby Jones' win in 1930 to Jacklins’s triumph in 1969, enjoy stories, photographs, and videos of the first 140 years, featuring champions, courses, and winning streaks .
● VALUE PACK - Unlocks all the content, and includes future updates and releases as well.
iOS8 compatibility, UI updates
Ratings and Reviews
Fantastically detailed and informative, and beautifully arranged, Masterworks Golf is a magnificent resource for anyone interested in the history of the game we love. From little-known facts to the biggest stories through the centuries, it is a fantastic combination of the written word, never-before-seen photos, and a video guide delivered by Peter Alliss.
Thank you, thank you, thank you Howard and your Masterworks masters!
Been playing this game since I was 4. Now I'm a golf coach and I absolutely love the game and this app. Shows really interesting facts about the game for a lifetime and goes in depth into the origins all the way up to now. A must have for golf fans. The only issue with it is at some points you have to pay for the content but other than that it's awesome!
I really didn't know what to expect when I downloaded this app, but was pleasantly surprised by the amazing number of stories and photographs of early golfers and the types of balls and clubs they used back then. I particularly love the slide shows on golf fashion and the section on women's golf. Great way to impress your friends at the clubhouse...
- EXULTO MEDIA, INC.
- 293.4 MB
Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © 2013 ExultoMedia.com
- In-App Purchases
- Value Pack - Unlock All Content $6.99
- Origins Of Golf $1.99
- U.S. Open Championship $1.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.