In 1913 Truant Officers Hauled Caddies Off the Course

Seems that most of the caddies in the first flight of the 1913 Pacific Northwest Golf Association annual tournament should have been in school rather than on the course. The story comes from the May 22 issue of the San Francisco Call.

The Macan referred to near the end of the article is noted player, course architect and golf writer A.V. Macan whose many designs include the original nine at Cowichan Golf and Country Club.


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Anthony Pioppi is the author of "The Finest Nines, North America's Best Nine-Hole Golf Courses, “To the Nines,” “The History of The Minikahda Club Golf Course,” "Shoreacres, The First 100 Years, 1916-2016" and coauthor of “Haunted Golf.” Host of the Renovation Report podcast on, Pioppi written for publications including the USGA website, Golf Course Architecture, Superintendent magazine, Links, GolfPunk, the Chicago Tribune and Golfweek. The Executive Director of the Seth Raynor Society, Pioppi is an overseas member of the St. Andrews Golf Club, Scotland.

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