Friday, November 12, 2010
6. The first rules
were a direct result of the proposed competition of Leith. So far, golf has been played from county to county or even family to family, different rules. For the tournament, it was to establish a unified form. The first set of rules the Edinburgh Golfers "comprised thirteen points. This is the venerable "St. Andrews Society of Golfers "in 1754 as the basis for her first tournament summarily accepted. However, there was the ever expanding set of rules of St. Andrews, which was to determine the boundaries of the county, the development of golf major today.
7. The first outpost of golf
outside Scotland were, apart from a first, decisive flare in the former Kingdom of Netherlands, is limited almost exclusively to Commonwealth countries. The first non-Scottish Golf Club was in 1766 in Blackheath close to London. However, should in England since the introduction of the 17th Century have been played golf. The first organized tee outside the British mainland was 1820 in Bangalore, followed by Calcutta (1829) and Royal Bombay (1842). Only then came the first clubs in Ireland (1856), France (1856), Australia (1870), Canada (1873), South Africa (1885)