Ms Dale has been a leading figure in the art world since 1979. Her list of clients include many international companies. Her procurements include works by Picasso, Jackson Pollock and others for her private clients.
In 1998 Ms Dale established The Scottsdale Collection a company specialising in golf art. She has been an official vendor at a number of major golf tournaments in the USA.
Ms Dale was retained by The Concession Golf Club of Bradenton Florida to procure or have a new work created to hang in the club house. She chose Bart Forbes the American artist to paint a new portrait of Samuel Ryder.
Through this Samuel Ryder project, Ms Dale found that she needed to know more about Samuel Ryder. She has confessed that this could become an obsession.
For more information go to Ms Dale's company web site www.scottsdalecollection.com. Whilst there click on Ryder Cup News and see the new portrait of Samuel Ryder .
The two figures behind Samuel are left to right Walter Hagen and Abe Mitchell. The original picture now hangs in The Concession Golf Club, Bradenton Florida.
The Artist: Bart Forbes, over his career spanning more than three decades, has created art for most of America's top magazines including TIME, Sports Illustrated and Golf Digest. Bart has created artwork for a long list of major events including the Kentucky Derby, America's Cup, the Indianapolis 500, Boston Marathon and Olympic Games and numerous PGA tournaments including Pebble Beach, The Players Championship and the Ryder Cup.
The future: The Scottsdale Collection are in the early stages of creating very high quality reproductions on both paper and canvas. Enquiries, at www.scottsdalecollection.com then use the Contact Form found on the About Us button