Key documents of the History of Golf 1457-1744

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The oldest documents in the history of golf. After more than three years of research in collaboration with the National Library of Scotland, the Scottish Parliament Files, The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers and the Archives of the City of Edinburgh, this assembly has been called facsimile was published ” Key documents of the History of Golf “.

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The oldest documents in the history of golf. After more than three years of research in collaboration with the National Library of Scotland, the Scottish Parliament Files, The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers and the Archives of the City of Edinburgh, this assembly has been called facsimile was published ” Key documents of the History of Golf “.

The aim of this collection is to provide the general public reliable reproductions of documents that played a crucial role in the early years of the history of the game. It begins with the oldest document preserved in the game of golf is mentioned in 1457 and ends with the playing of the first rules to practice established in 1744.

Among other prohibitions written that James II (1457), James III (1471) and James IV (1491), kings decreed in relation to the game of golf are included; documentation showing the Kingdom Treasurer buying clubs and balls by the king in 1506; the document by which the license is granted for manufacturing balls in Scotland; The Journal of Thomas Kincaid with the first instructions on how to make the swing and the provisions established by the Council of the City of Edinburgh for the celebration of the First Open Competition.

Discover the obstacles that must be overcome and play characters who played a major role in its development and consolidation. The work includes the reproduction of the original rules established in 1744 by the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers for holding the first open competition organized by the Council of the City of Edinburgh in 1744, the Silver Club competition or The Silver Club Competition .

The entire set comes in an elegant case, exclusively for copies for the Spanish market, which houses and protects the facsimile documents, the companion volume in English, a booklet in Spanish, and a facsimile of the map of the City of Edinburgh, 1804 . The total weight is 2.8 kg.

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