Samuel Ryder Trail

'Two Trails of nine 'Holes' each. For the First 'Allow approx 45 minutes at a stroll'; for the Second 'Allow approx 2 hours at a stroll'.

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'Although Samuel Ryder is best remembered as the founder of the Ryder Cup, he was also one of St.Albans' most notable citizens as a successful businessman, churchman and local politician ... This Trail seeks to give a short introduction to Samuel Ryder – the businessman, the churchman and the politician – also to the person that gave the world one of its greatest sporting events ... The Ryder Cup is a magnificent gold trophy made by Mappin & Webb, the famous London silversmiths. Commissioned and paid for by Samuel Ryder, he presented it to The Professional Golfers' Association of Great Britain to be used for an international competition between the USA and GB & Ireland.'

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