Harry Colt was an english golf architect in the 'golden era' of golf course design. Originally a lawyer and talented amateur golfer he was for many years the club secretary of Sunningdale Golf Club
He was a founding partner of one of the great golf architecture firms with Charles Alison, and John Morrison (& later Dr Alister McKenzie)
Colt's vast resume includes famous courses such as Royal Portrush, Royal Lytham & St Annes, Wentworth West course, Swinley Forest, St Georges Hill, Sunningdale New, and Toronto
He also made a significant contribution at Woodhall Spa, Sunningdale Old, Muirfield, Hoylake & even assisted George Crump at Pine Valley
In The Netherlands Colt worked on Royal Hague with his partner Charles Alison, and on de Pan, Kennemer, Eindovensche, and Hilversumsche on his own...and made a huge impact on golf in that country
He was also a founding member of the R & A's rules comittee
Links magazine recently voted Colt 'the greatest architect of all time'
The Travelling Golfer