- Credited with inventing daily golf writing.
- Wrote for The Times of London from 1907-1953.
- Wrote for Country Life from 1907-1961.
- Captain of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club in 1934.
- Wrote more than 15 golf books, including “Golf Courses of the British Isles” and “Golf Between Two Wars.”
- Played for England at 1922 Walker Cup.