Origin of Golf
First rules of golf
First Ladies’ Golf Union
The year 1893 is not only marked as the one in which the Ladies’ Golf Union was formed in the UK, but also as the year the first British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship was played at Royal Lytham and St Annes.
Golf’s first appearance in the Olympics
Origin of International Golf Federation
The World Amateur Golf Council was established with 35 representatives of national amateur golf organisations in the world in the year of 1958. It becomes the International Golf Federation in 2003.