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James Braid (6 February 1870 – 27 November 1950) was a Scottish professional golfer He also was a renowned golf course architect. In 1912, Braid retired from tournament golf and became a club professional at Walton Heath.
He was one of the most prolific golf course designers of his generation. Among his designs are the "King's Course" and the "Queen's Course" at Gleneagles, and the 1926 remodelling of Carnoustie Golf Links. He also designed, or redesigned, many courses all over the world, including Hockley.
The James Braid Golfing Society exists to honour his legacy and the enormous contribution he made to the game that we know today
As a member of Hockley, it is possible to obtain discounts for playing golf at other courses designed by James Braid all over the world. Here are some useful links for more information on James Braid.