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Oliver Herford Biography

19th and 20th century American humorist, writer, and illustrator
Con to the question "Is Golf a Sport?"

“Golf is not a sport. Golf is something between a vice and an obsession lacking withal the elegance of the one, the imagination of the other, and the amenability to treatment of both.”

“The Sport of the Masses,” Harper’s Weekly, Aug. 6, 1913

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Former American humorist, writer, and illustrator
  • Contributor, The Mentor, Life, Harper’s Weekly, The Century Magazine, and Ladies’ Home Journal
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  • Born in 1863 and died in 1935
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Pro & Con Quotes: Is Golf a Sport?