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?

During and just after World War II, golf ball supplies reached crisis point, due to a shortage of rubber. In 1942 the Government forbid the remoulding of old balls. Following R&A intervention, the ban was lifted. One of the arguments used was that the Army Medical Council encouraged golf as a remedial exercise for wounded personnel.