The Golfers - Golf's Greatest Artwork?

“The Golfers” by Charles Lees is perhaps the most iconic golf painting in the world. Our resident historian Dr Milton Wayne researches the remarkable story behind the image

“The Golfers” by Charles Lees

Golfers the world over are renowned for their willingness to invest in new equipment, lessons, accessories and even clothing in a search for any improvement in their performance. This has now progressed from the links to the living room and in recent years there has been a huge upsurge in the market for golfing memorabilia and especially golf artworks.

These range from works like the original etchings by world famous modernist Peter Howson to the limited-edition prints produced by Lee Wybranski for each of the Majors and Ryder Cups.

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