Stamps on Harry Vardon – Jersey 2020.
Jersey issued a set of six stamps and two souvenir sheets on all time Golf greats Henry William “Harry” Vardon. The stamps marked his 150th Birth Anniversary.
Harry Vardon passed away on 20 Mar 1937 at age of 66. His name was included in World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974. In 2000 , he was rated as 13th best golfer of all time by Golf Digest Magazine. His six medals from British Open Championships are displayed at Jersey Museum. The PGA of America and British PGA have trophies named after him. Hi si often called “Mr Stylist” , “Mr Golf” and “Icon of Golfing”
This was the start of a great career in Golf for Harry Vardon. He went on to win Six Open titles (record still Stands) and a US Open title in 1900. He won 49 Professional titles in his career.
Date of Issue -08 Jul 2020.