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This title reveals the history of gold, from its invention in Scotland and patronage by Stuart monarchs, through its rising popularity in Victorian and Edwardian England, to the development of famous golf clubs, open championships and international competitions, with the battle between British and Americans for golfing supremacy in the twentieth century. We see the evolution of the golf ball and club from its early feather and wooden versions to the hi-tech golf equipment of today.

TOC: I: Birth of Golf in Scotland, 1457-1744 /II: Social Play and Early Clubhouses, 1744-1860 /III: Rising popularity and first championships, 1860-1902 /IV: Gentlemen Amateurs and a his in the US, 1902-1920 /V: Golf Stars and International Competitions, 1920 - now
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This title reveals the history of gold, from its invention in Scotland and patronage by Stuart monarchs, through its rising popularity in Victorian and Edwardian England, to the development of famous golf clubs, open championships and international competitions, with the battle between British and Americans for golfing supremacy in the twentieth century. We see the evolution of the golf ball and club from its early feather and wooden versions to the hi-tech golf equipment of today.

TOC: I: Birth of Golf in Scotland, 1457-1744 /II: Social Play and Early Clubhouses, 1744-1860 /III: Rising popularity and first championships, 1860-1902 /IV: Gentlemen Amateurs and a his in the US, 1902-1920 /V: Golf Stars and International Competitions, 1920 - now
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Paperback (56 pages)
Published: April 23, 2013
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Imprint: Shire
ISBN: 9780747812296
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