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A history of golf

Alan Elliott

A history of golf

by Alan Elliott

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Published by Chancellor Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as: Golf Monthly illustrated history of golf. London: Hamlyn, 1990.

StatementAlan Elliott and John Allan May.
ContributionsMay, John Allan.
The Physical Object
Pagination256p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21941352M
ISBN 101851526358
OCLC/WorldCa59949736

In , the Company of Edinburgh Golfers established the first golf society and published the first 13 rules of play. A decade later, St. Andrews established its own club, which today is the rulemaking body for all golfers outside of North America. The page trail publication includes historical information on the more than 50 partner courses and identifies other historic public and private golf courses across the state. It also includes a background essay on the history of golf in Florida, a timeline of events, and sidebars on individuals important to the development of golf in Florida.

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