Golf has a history stretching back hundreds of years although its exact origins are unknown. But whether it began on the east coast of Scotland or on frozen Dutch canals, golf's heritage has been carefully preserved. This book reviews all aspects of golfing memorabilia from balls and clubs to literature and ceramics. It will appeal not only to collectors of 'golfiana' but to anyone interested in the sporting treasures of the past.
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