3D Lenticular Golf Stamps -Ryder Cup Tournament 2006- 3D Stamps of Ireland
Ryder Cup is a Biennial Men’s Golf Competition between teams from Europe and USA. The competition is held every two years with venues alternating between courses in USA and Europe.
The 2006 edition was played in Ireland at Palmer Course of the K Club in Straffan, County Kildare West of Dublin. This was the first time the event was held in Ireland. The 36th Ryder Cup (2006) was played from 22-24 Sep 2006. Europe won the event.
Ireland issued a beautiful set of two 3D stamps to commemorate this edition of Ryder Cup. 75c – Teeing Off 75c -Bunker
Robert Tyre Jones Jr ( 17 Mar 1902 – 18 Dec 1971) was an Amateur American Golfer who was one of the most influential figures in the history of Golf. He Founded and helped in designing the Augusta Golf Club and Co-Founded the Masters Tournament. He was popularly known as Bobby Jones.
In 1930 he won the ‘Grand Slam” consisting of both Open & Amateur at US & UK Open. The USA issued an 18c stamp in memory of Bobby Jones on 22 Sep 1981.
Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers – Stamps on Scottish Golf Courses – Great Britain 1994
Great Britain issued a set of Five stamps on 250th Anniversary of Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers.In 1744 a committee of the Gentleman Golfers of Edinburgh drafted the first 13 rules of Golf to compete for a Silver Golf Club, presented by City of Edinburgh, over Leith Links.John Rattray ,a physician and Archer , was the first winner.This was the first known organised golfing competition of any Golf club in the World.
The Scottish Golf Courses featured on the stamps are
19p – Old Course, St Andrews- This is considered to be the oldest Golf course in the World. It si commonly known as “The Cathedral of Golf” and located over common land in St Andrews in Fife Scotland.
25p- 18th Hole, Muirfield- It is a privately owned links which is the home Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers.It is located in Gullane ,East Lothian Scotland.it is used in rotation for the Open Championships.The 18th hole is one of the great finishing holes in Golf.
30p- The 15th Hole (Luckyslap) ,Carnoustie. The Carnoustie Golf Links is located in Carnoustie ,Angus ,Scotland .It was established in 1842. A tough hole is the 15th Hole.This course hosts the Open Championships in rotation.
35p- 8th Hole (The Postage Stamp) Royal Troon. The Royal Troon Golf Club is a links Golf course located in Troon, South Ayrshire,Southwest of Glasgow. It was established in 1878 and has the shortest and longest holes in Open Championships. The 8th hole par-3(Postage Stamp) measures a scant 123 yards (112m) and its diminutive green measures 2635 square feet (245 square meter)
41p- 9th Hole Turnberry and Turnberry Lighthouse 1873. It was established in 1906 and located on the coast of Firth of Clyde in South Ayrshire,Southwestern Scotland. It is owned by Trump organisation. 9th hole is the best 9th hole in Open Championships.
Brooks Koepka Voted PGA Tour Player of the year 2017-18
Brooks Koepka of USA ,this year’s US Open and PGA Championship winer ,was announced as US PGA Tour Player of the Year,having won a vote by tour players.The 28 -year-old american captured the Jack Nicklaus trophy after a historic and eventful 2017-18 season that saw him defending US Open crown at by winning at Shinecock and then denying Tiger Woods a 15th major title by winning the 100th PGA Champioship at Bellerive.
A Special cancellation on Penfold PGA Championships held at Royal St George ,Sandwich from May 28-31 1976. It was a European Circuit Tournament and was Won by Neil Coles of England in 1976.
The Ryder Cup is a Biennial men’s Golf Competition played in even-numbered years between 12 member teams from Europe & United States of America. It consists of five match-play sessions spread over three days. The venue alternates between Europe and the USA.
The 42nd Ryder Cup matches will be played in France from 28th to 30th of September 2018. The venue is Albatros Course of Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, a suburb located in the south west of Paris.