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Here you will find some interesting and amusing bits of golf trivia: including Australian golf trivia, English golf trivia and Scottish golf trivia. If you have any special requestes for trivia, please be sure to contact us and let us know. We have a wide and varied knowledge and will be only too happy to help you out.   Here you will find some interesting and amusing bits of golf trivia.  including Australian golf trivia, English golf trivia and Scottish golf trivia.



Bill Edgar
Did you know: Bill Edgar - had a best eclectic score at his home club, Commonwealth, of 37 - won the first of his three Victorian Amateur titles in 1927 and, at that stage, was the youngest player to do so - a more...


 
The Redan hole
The Redan hole, par 3 15th at North Berwick, is believed to be the most copied hole in the world. more...


 
1900's richest ever professional tournament
In 1900 the world's richest ever professional tournament, with prizemoney of 100 pounds, was played at the remote location of Machrie on the isle of Islay more...


 
The Old Course at St Andrews
The Old Course at St Andrews used to be played both backwards and forwards, hence the strange positioning and angles of some of the fairway bunkers more...


 
The first British Open
The first British Open was played in 1860 at Prestwick - the course today has hardly changed more...


 
The Championship Course at Carnoustie
In early 1995 parts of the Championship Course at Carnoustie were covered in sea water from tidal floods more...


 
The 7th tee at Gullane No 1
From the 7th tee at Gullane No 1, on a clear day, you can see 6 golf courses more...


 
See the sea
The sea can be seen from all 18 holes at Royal Porthcawl in Wales more...


 
Royal Portrush
Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland hosted the British Open in 1951 and is the only course not located in England or Scotland that has had this honour more...


 
Recycling
There is a church in the middle of the course at St Enodoch in Cornwall. It was covered in sand for centuries,dug out and then re-consecrated. more...


 
Periscopic views
At Elie the starter uses a World War II submarine periscope to ensure players beyond the hill at the first are out of range. more...


 
In for a penny...
It is said, but cannot be proved, that Old Tom Morris laid out the course at Royal County Down for a sum not exceeding four pounds more...


 
Don't look down!
The first hole at Strathpepper Spa has the biggest fall on any hole in Scotland more...


 
Course in a course
Inside the main course at Formby is a separate smaller 18 hole course which is owned by the Formby ladies. more...


 


 
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Bill Edgar, A legend in Amateur Golf
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link_bullet A tribute to the grand man of Victorian and Australian Golf
link_bullet A virtual history of golf in Victoria from the 20's to the late 50's
link_bullet Bill Edgar - 'The smoothest swing of all'
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Fairways in Heaven...
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link_bullet A must for anyone thinking about the ultimate golfing holday.
link_bullet This book will save you money!
link_bullet Packed with anecdotal information.
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