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SIGNED 1971 LETTER BY EDWARD DUKE OF WINDSOR ON OFFICIAL LETTERHEAD FROM WALDORF-ASTORIA

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This is a signed letter by Edward, Duke of Windsor thanking Mr. Grainger for the opportunity given to him by Arnold Palmer from Augusta to contribute to Golf's Tribute to Ike. The letterhead "The Towers" from The Waldorf-Astoria in New York is dated May 5, 1971. Great historical content. 

Isaac B. (Ike) Grainger, former president of the United States Golf Association who was one of the country's leading authorities on the rules of golf.Mr. Grainger was chairman of the U.S.G.A. committee that in 1951 negotiated the first uniform code of rules with the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews in Scotland, and reportedly assisted President Dwight D. Eisenhower with his short game at the White House. He was a chairman of the U.S.G.A. rules committee and vice chairman of the Augusta National Rules Committee. As president of the U.S.G.A., Mr. Grainger presented Arnold Palmer with his first amateur champion cup in 1954. He also served as president of the Metropolitan Golf Association and the United States Seniors' Golf Association.

 

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