When thinking of famous family affairs at The Open, most will instantly associate the Morrises, both Old and Young Tom, with golf’s original major.
But in fact, the early days of The Open Championship were dominated by not one, but two families of Champion Golfers.
This second was the Park family, which included Willie Park Snr, the man who became the first Champion Golfer of the Year in 1860.
To celebrate this month’s 160th anniversary of the first Open at Prestwick, we look back at the Park family, and how between three relatives they were able to amass seven Open titles and leave a lasting legacy throughout the golfing world.
Read about the Park family and their huge impact on The Open at: https://www.theopen.com/Latest/Park-Family-Legacy