Lothians round-up: Dalmeny Estate barrel makes USGA museum

A barrel crafted from a fallen bough from a tree on a Lothians golf course is now on display at the USGA's golf museum in New Jersey.

Thursday, 12th October 2017, 6:35 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 11:05 am
Wullie Ruffle presents the barrel to Rosemary Maravetz, the USGA Museum Collections Registrar
Wullie Ruffle presents the barrel to Rosemary Maravetz, the USGA Museum Collections Registrar

The last of nine Eisenhower Barrels was presented to the Far Hills-based organisation by Wullie Ruffle, secretary of Dalmeny Estate Golf Club.

“We now have the most memorabilia of any Scottish golf club on show at the USGA Museum, which is quite an achievement,” said Ruffle.

Two of the other barrels were presented to opposing captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson at the 2014 Ryder Cup.

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