Highlights from The Collections

The British Golf Museum is home to over 17,000 objects. They tell the story of golf’s development from the Middle Ages to the present day. Here are some special highlights from the collection…

Did you know?

When leading amateur Horace Hutchinson was asked for his view on the proposed Ladies Golf Union, he remarked: “[Ladies] …will never go through one championship with credit…constitutionally and physically women are unfitted for golf”. He was soon regretting his words. In 1891 there were 44 ladies clubs and by 1909 there were over 470.