This game was sort of like golf. It was played by ancient Romans with a leather ball and a bent stick.
The game of golf like today's version was created in Scotland in the 15th Century. However it was banned in 1497 because it didn't help with defense like archery did.
Records show that the Governor of Massachusets, William Burnet played golf.
Willie Park wins the championship in Scotland.
USGA is created in New York.
It is played by the US and Great Britain. Great Britain wins.
It is won by American Patty Berg
graphite, titanium, carbon fiber and tungsten are used to make golf clubs.
The 150th anniversary Open Championship is played on the Old Course at St Andrews.
Works Cited: https://www.igfgolf.org/about-golf/history/