This short article, originally published in 1920, was written for a young audience, but the seasoned golfer may find it of interest. Francis Ouimet (1893 – 1967) is a famous American golfer who won the US Open in 1913 and was the first American elected captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974. Other famous golfers of the time that are mentioned by Ouimet in this article include: Jerry Travers, Dave Herron, Walter J. Travis, and Johnny McDermott.