Magnum Opus

Golf through a different lens

In the aftermath of World War II, four famous photographers popped a bottle of champagne to celebrate a new alliance. The Magnum Photos agency has been telling stories from around the world ever since, publishing only the highest-quality images.

That includes golf. Magnum’s images are decidedly unique, generated from the eyes of photographers never exposed to the traveling circus of the professional tours. What follows is a collection of rarely published scenes that once again prove what so many know: People will do anything to play this crazy game.