James Braid

  • Advanced Golf [1908, Methuen]
  • Golf Guide and How to Play Golf [1912, Library of Congress]

 Bernard Darwin

  • James Braid [Biography,1952, Batsford Books]

 Peter Thomson

  • The Peter Thomson Five [2016, Melbourne Univ. Press: 2017 Kindle Edition, Miegunyah Press Digital]
  • A Life in Golf [2013, Kindle Edition Slattery Media Group]
  • The Complete Golfer: Peter Thomson [Biography by Peter Mitchell,1992, Lothian Books]

 Malcolm Campbell

  • True Links (with George Peper) – [2010, Artisan Books]
  • The Scottish Golf Book (with Glyn Satterley) – [2001, Lomond Books]

 Ed Hodge

  • Jewel in the Glen – Gleneagles, Golf and the Ryder Cup [2014, Arena Sport Books]
  • The Brilliance of Braid (Article in Golfweek UK, Feb/Mar 2020]

 George E Payne

  • Divine Fury of James Braid: Professional Standard Bearer [2021, York Publishing Services Ltd]
    Volume 1 – a detailed biography of Braid
    Volume 2 – amateur and professional appearances in exhibitions, matches and tournaments
    Volume 3 – golf course design commissions                                   

 John Moreton and Iain Cumming

  • James Braid and his Four Hundred Golf Courses [2013, Grant Books]

 Henry Lord and Peter Pugh

  • Braid’s Best: The Golf Courses of James Braid [2010, Corinthian, but out of print]

 Robert Macalindin

  • James Braid, Champion Golfer [2002, Grant Books, Limited Edition]

 Lorne Rubenstein

  • A Season in Dornoch (including an account of The JBGS Founding Meeting in the Scottish Highlands), [2001, Reprinted 2015, Mainstream Publishing Co]

Andrew Greig

  • Preferred Lies – A Journey to the Heart of Golf [2007, Phoenix Books]


Click below to view the websites

Brora Golf Club   

The Golf House Club, Elie

Fortrose and Rosemarkie GC

Lundin Links GC

Royal Dornoch GC

Walton Heath GC

St Andrews Links

Map of James Braid Courses

The Association of James Braid Courses

St Andrews GC (NY)           

Golf Society of Australia              

Robert Trent Jones Society

British Golf Collectors Society        

Glyn Satterley – Photographer  

Royal Marine Hotel, Brora        

Other links to articles and videos

Ed Hodge’s – The Brilliance of Braid, 150 years of golfing genius

James Braid’s profile on the top 100 courses  

Walton Heath GC and Peter Thomson’s feature about James Braid

Brora – the golf course            

Feature interview with John Moreton