2 edition of history of golf, the royal and ancient game. found in the catalog.
history of golf, the royal and ancient game.
Robert H. K. Browning
|LC Classifications||GV963 .B7|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||236|
|LC Control Number||55009646|
Description. Edited by Robert Clark. This is one of the earliest books on golf () and the first history of the game. Robert Clark, an Edinburgh printer, did a phenomenal job gathering together all the best literature and documents that had been published or printed up to that time, all describing an exclusive and provincial Scottish game that no one in their right mind could imagine would. "Clark's Golf is the first attempt at a history of the early game, based upon "extracts from an immense variety of ancient documents, to which every writer on this phase of golf must acknowledge his indebtedness" (Browning, v). Includes an appendix of rules as played at the Royal and Ancient .
Get this from a library! A history of golf: the royal and ancient game. [Robert H K Browning]. Clark’s Golf is the first attempt at a history of the early game, based upon “extracts from an immense variety of ancient documents, to which every writer on this phase of golf must acknowledge his indebtedness” (Browning, v). Includes an appendix of rules as played at the Royal and Ancient .
Golf: A Royal & Ancient Game. CLARK, Robert. $ Item Number: London: Macmillan and Co, Second edition of this rare and early work on golf, preceded by the very rare Scotland Edition of Octavo, original green cloth, gilt topstain, gilt titles to the spine, gilt vignette to the front panel. The first known reference is made to golf in the USA with clubs being recorded in the estate of William Burnet, the Governor of Massachusetts. The first Rules of Golf are set out by the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers. The Society of St Andrews Golfers is formed. It became the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews in.
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This is the definitive history of golf. Robert browning has developed a criteria that sets the standard for any future history of the sport. Even though this is a history book Cited by: 3. Browning bad mouths Clark for the way he presented the facts about the Royal & Ancient Game.
He regards his book (browning's) as a more literatural interpretation. I peer Clark's version as it has recorded extracts of source information Interesting to peruse My book started in bring's my version of Golf up to date based on past available /5.
As I am at present finishing a book Our Golf Heritage (private edition only) pages in colour self publish, it has been interesting to read Brownings book comparing with Clarks book (Gutenberg). Browning bad mouths Clark for the way he presented the facts about the Royal & Ancient Game/5.
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Browning Snippet view - Golf: A Royal and Ancient Game Edited by Robert Clark FRSE, FSA Scotland (, reprinted Macmillan history of golf by EP Publishing) ( pages A5). From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is the oldest and most prestigious golf club in the world.
It is based in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, and is regarded as the worldwide " Home of Golf ". The modern game of golf is generally considered to be a Scottish invention.A spokesman for the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St.
Andrews, one of the oldest Scottish golf organisations, said "Stick and ball games have been around for many centuries, but golf as we know it today, played over 18 holes, clearly originated in Scotland." The word golf, or in Scots gowf [gʌuf], is usually thought.
Clapcott, Charles B The rules of golf of the ten oldest golf clubs from to together with the rules of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews for the years, Published privately limited edition Edinburgh. Clark, Robert and Golf: A Royal and Ancient Game edition Reprint EP Publishing.
A ball lying in a golf hole or flag hole may be lifted and dropped not more than a club Appears in 20 books from Page - God: prohibiting in like sort the said recreations to any that, though conform in religion, are not present in the church at the service of God, before their going to Reviews: 1.
The R&A seeks to engage in and support activities for the benefit of the sport of golf from The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. The R&A - Working for Golf The rich history of The Open at St Andrews and the stories behind the first three Champion Golfers to win in the town is chronicled in a special feature with broadcaster Iona.
“Golf: A Royal and Ancient Game” is a treatise on the origins and development of the game of Golf. It explores in detail the history of this popular pastime, discussing notable clubs, players, and events long the s: 1.
First published inthis history of golf relates golfing developments to their historical context. Browning was editor of "Golfing" magazine from toand his book spans years in all aspects of the sport's history. : Golf - A Royal and Ancient Game () by Clark, Robert and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.
Golf» Golf Books» Golf History Books» GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME. GOLF: A ROYAL AND ANCIENT GAME. Click to zoom. The author was an Edinburgh printer and enthusiastic golfer who became interested in collecting early writings of golf.
The first edition was published in and was apparently limited to copies, 50 of which were. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews was founded on 14 May with the first Challenge for the Silver Club. Evolving over colourful years of British history, it has grown from a small society of no fixed abode into a club whose membership of around 2, extends worldwide.
Golf: A Royal and Ancient Game was published by Robert Clark a book publisher and well known golfer of his day. He collected what was known about golf history inwhen golf. Golfing: A Handbook to the Royal and Ancient Game, with List of Clubs, Rules, &c.
Also Golfing Sketches and Poems [Chambers, Charles E. S.] Golfing: A Handbook to the Royal and Ancient Game, Chambers: $ 1, - $ 1, Golf in Scotland was first recorded in the Scottish late Middle Ages, and the modern game of golf was first developed and established in the country.
The game plays a key role in the national sporting consciousness. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, known as the R&A, is the world governing body for the game (except in the United States and Mexico).
A History of Golf: The Royal and Ancient Game from The fight for equal treatment on the golf course is seen here as a great inspirational chapter in the history of the game and this book.
A History of Golf: The Royal and Ancient Game – Trade paperback (). History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Browning, Robert H.K. History of golf, the royal and ancient game. New York, Dutton  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert H K Browning.View this item and discover similar for sale at 1stdibs - First trade edition of this first documentary history of golf, “to which every writer on this phase of golf must acknowledge his indebtedness,” profusely.Royal and Ancient Game of Golf traces the sport from its Scottish origins to its embrace worldwide, depicting many famous greens from St.
Andrews to the links of Lombardtzyde and such leading contemporary golfers as John Ball, Harry Vardon, James Braid and Walter Travis, as well as noted golfing authors H.G. Hutchinson and Bernard Darwin.