3. The first image
The first image is unmistakably a golfer to putt-based "shows, in turn, the advocates of continental origin theory right. It is a figure from the private devotional book of Adelaide of Savoy, which is probably originated around 1450. These so-called books of hours "of the Middle Ages were often decorated with pictures of everyday scenes. Scottish golfers are pictures of it until the introduction of the 18th Century.
4. The first mention
The first mention the actual golfing is establish in the written work published in 1545, "Tyrocinium Latinae linguae" by Pieter van Afferden. In this book are everyday occurrences, both in Latin and five recounts in Dutch. The Dutch wanted to promote the teaching of Erasmus of Rotterdam following the use of Latin in the vernacular. He devotes an entire chapter to the game of golf. There appears for the first time in the environment of "Kolver" also the hole that needs to be taken. This is even more explosive, as advocates of Scottish origin theory is in exactly the mention of the hole in Scottish golf descriptions for its case to complete. But dating the first description in Latin and English "Vocabula" by David Wedder burns only from 1636.
5. The first Golf Club
The first Golf Club but is now finally an honor that is undoubtedly attributed to the Scots. Already in 1680 Sir John Foulis of Ravelston mentioned a "company" that indulged in regularly on the coast of Leith to the game of golf. 1744 was "the Company of Gentlemen Golfers of Leith 'first official appearance. She asked the Council of Edinburgh in a letter, a silver cup as a prize to donate for a year been transmitted tournament.