This classic image from The Savoy’s rooftop is of American golfer Walter Hagen who was celebrating his first British Open win in 1922. The Savoy’s roof was used a great deal in the past for photo opportunities and in this particular shot, archivist Susan Scott believes that Hagan was driving balls into a barge on the River Thames. Other celebrated golfers then followed in his footsteps until access to the roof was prohibited.
Contributor: Sue Lowry
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