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Golf: By-product of Polder land and Links land

31 July 2014

How golf is a consequence of the Dutch agricultural revolution and the Scottish climate. Read more

Ryder Cup 2014: The Homecoming of Historic Rivalry II

19 June 2014

On the similarities to the great golfing rivalry between Musselburgh and St Andrews and the history of Gleneagles golf courses. Read more

Ryder Cup 2014: The Homecoming of Historic Rivalry I

6 June 2014

Outline History of the Ryder Cup Read more

Anomolies in the Data

30 April 2014

Some historians fail to pursue their investigations back to source and merely copy information from a more modern source. Read more

Course Closed: Rain and Recession

31 March 2014

What can the lessons of history tell us about the economic future for golf? Read more

Wooden Golf Balls: an Assumption and a Fallacy

28 February 2014

The use of wooden balls in golf in Scotland is an assumption. In fact, it is almost certain links golfers never played with wooden golf balls. Read more

New World: Oldest Golf Clubs and Courses

31 January 2014

This is a brief overview of the oldest golf clubs, courses and 18-hole courses in North America, without in-depth research. Read more

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