PHOTOS: The British royal family's relationship with golf
PHOTOS: The British royal family’s relationship with golf
Wednesday, October 05, 2011
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From left to right: Peter Alliss, Prince Philip and Henry Longhurst at a Blackpool tournament in July 1963.
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The future King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (the current Queen's parents) relax after a round of golf during their honeymoon in 1923.
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When the final putt dropped, Woods punched the air, creating a memorable photograph for everyone involved.
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Prince Charles practices his putting at a visit to Celtic Manor golf course in Wales, ahead of the 2010 Ryder Cup.
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Prince Charles meets European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie before the 38th Ryder Cup at Newport, Wales in 2010.
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Prince Andrew seen here during the 2008 pro-am prior to the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship in the United Arab Emirates, is perhaps the royal family's most avid golfer.
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Bill Clinton gestures to his golf partner Prince Andrew during a round at Martha's Vineyard in August 1999. "You know what the bet is, don't you?" Clinton joked. "If he beats me we have to give him back the island."
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Prince Andrew talks to JR Jones, Deputy Chairman of the Royal and Ancient Committee on day three of the 2012 British Open.
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Prince Andrew helps a group of golfers look for a ball as he watches on day one of the Duke of York Young Champions Trophy at the Prince's Golf Club in September 2015.
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Golf is not the sport of choice for Prince William, but he did meet his wife, Kate Middleton, at the University of St. Andrews. He's shown here in 2003 taking a swing on a beach not far from the university.
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It was on the back nine at Augusta National where Woods's length shone brightest. As you can see, he's driven the ball right up along the crosswalk.
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It's a scene we would come to see three more times. Woods won the 1997, 2001, 2002 and 2005 Masters.
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Prince Harry posed for a photo with LPGA star Lydia Ko at the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando.