Who Is Charles Sands?

The first men's Olympic golf champion was an accomplished New York City athlete who one afternoon 120 years ago captured the attention of Gotham society after a heated encounter with another celebrated golfer. With a little digging in the archives, we managed to unearth this intriguing tale of a nearly-forgotten Metropolitan golf hero for this April-May 2016 Met Golfer cover story, which earned 2016 Best Profile Writing honors from the International Network of Golf