The first U.S. Club
The first U.S. Club had its official birth to the most likely to 22nd February 1888, the birthday of George Washington. On this holiday committed to the homesick Scots Robert Lockhart and John Reid, to put their golf-less misery to an end. They started in Yonkers on the Hudson River, not far from New York, together with some friends to build a private golf course. No sooner were the first three, very short tracks completed, was already held the first match. The "St. Andrews Golf Club "was born. From then on it went with the Golf, as according to everything in America at that time, steeply upward. Turn of the century there were already all over the country spread over 1,000 clubs.
The first golf magazine
The first golf magazine with the clever name "golf" came in 1897 because even in the booming market in America. Today, countless publications around the world vie for the ever-growing golf community. The game is an inexhaustible source of topics related to players, tool, technology, balls. Anyone who has ever spent an evening as non-golfers in a group of golfers who know a song or two about it.