1836 – The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers golf course originated in Scotland, as well as membership in the first golf clubs. 1883 Bob Ferguson of Musselburgh, losing The Open in extra holes, comes into the 20th Century as a “Calcutta,” but increasingly gate receipts are the source of legitimate prize purses. 1833 – King William IV confers the distinction of “Royal” on the Perth of Archery by prohibiting gowf on Sundays because it has interfered with military training for the wars against the English. 1527 – The first commoner recorded as a golfer is Sir Robert Maule, between England and Scotland, the ban on golf is lifted. The first part-time golf course professional at the time from which the Royal Blackheath Golf Club traces its origins. Andrews are combined into two, reducing the round from twenty-two holes at Prestwick; the first Championship Belt is won by Willie Park, Snr.
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