When Arnaud Massy Won The British "Open" at Hoylake in 1907 he embarked upon a tour of Britain playing many of these Challenge Matches, this Match was played at Deal the same year (1909) this was possibly with the intention of promoting Golf to the French , being the first Frenchman to win the British"Open",almost 100 years on heis still the only Frenchman to have done so.

Braid v Massy at Deal Ref.2148a C.1908