UK Golfing History in the Best of the Web UK Directory

UK Golfing History

British Golf Collectors Society (BGCS)

Promotes interest in the history and traditions of golf, and in collecting items associated with that history. Provides information about their research and playing activities, news, awards and contacts.

British Golf Museum

An international heritage centre for the game of golf, located near The Old Course in St Andrews, Fife. Provides a guide to their collections and exhibitions, library, and visitor information.

The Colt Association

Set up to celebrate the achievements of Harry Colt and his associates, John Morrison, Charles Alison and Alister MacKenzie; includes a listing of courses, background history, events, and membership.

The Golf Historian

Official site of David Joy, golf historian, author, and speaker; also known for his performances recreating the life of Tom Morris.

Golf's Missing Links

A guide to defunct golf clubs and courses throughout the UK, with histories, photos, maps, and other resources.

The Heritage of Golf Museum

Holds an exhibition showing how the game developed after it arrived in Scotland from Holland between 1400 and 1500 AD. In Gullane.

James Braid Golf Trails

Provides a number of trails exploring golf courses in Scotland designed by one of the finest golf course designers of all time.

The James Braid Golfing Society

Dedicated to the memory and spirit of James Braid (1870-1950), professional golfer and celebrated golf architect; provides a brief biography and assessment, with news, events, and contacts.

Old Tom Morris

The biography of a golfer, course architect, and businessman, very influential in the development of the early game of golf.

Scottish Golf Museum

An online "virtual" museum featuring an enthusiast's extensive collection of golf memorabilia with a strong focus on Scottish golfers; includes exhibition dates and news.

The Tom Simpson Society

Celebrates the contribution of noted golf course architect, Tom Simpson (1877–1964); includes a biography and course list, with details of membership and archives.

UK Lake Balls Golf Museum

An online museum that provides a comprehensive history of the golf ball from the 1400's to date.

Women Golfers' Museum

Information about a collection of costumes, clubs and balls, trophies, books, photos and other memorabilia from the history of women's golf, currently held in different locations in Scotland.

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