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.
He was born on 09 May 1870 at Grouville, Jersey, Channel Islands. He won his first open championships in 1896. In 1898 he won his second open Championships at Prestwick Golf Club. In 1913 he was runner up at US Open and in 1920 he was tied at 2nd place in US Open.
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.