WORLD'S FIRST GOLF CLUB
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What was the world's first golf club?
In 1744 The Gentlemen Golfers of Edinburgh began as the
world's first golf club at Leith Links in Edinburgh, Scotland.
A trophy was purchased by the club and on April 02 1744 the first recorded open
golf championship was played. There were 13 rules introduced and the
championship was played over 5 holes none of which was shorter than 400 yards.
John Rattray was the winner and received a silver golf
club and the title 'Captain of the Golf’.
In 1768 the world's first golf clubhouse was built by
The Gentlemen Golfer at Leith Links.
The Gentlemen Golfers of Edinburgh - Leith Links
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