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Scottish Home Internationals Team, 1990, photograph courtesy of the British Golf Museum.

The Ladies Golf Union

Whilst Scotland led the way with the establishment of the first ladies golf club in the world, the St Andrews Ladies Putting Club, it was the English Ladies that really took the women’s game forward through the establishment of the Ladies Golf Union (LGU) in 1893. Miss Issette Pearson (1862-1941), was the driving force behind…

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Call for Women Golfers

As part of my PhD project exploring women’s experiences of playing golf at club level in Scotland c.1945-1995, I am keen to speak to women who have played golf in Scotland during this period. If you fall into this category and would like to contribute towards my research, please complete this short questionnaire All… Continue reading Call for Women Golfers

Iron Women documentary showing on BBC Alba this month!

Last year I was fortunate enough to have been involved in a documentary exploring women’s golf in Scotland. I was employed by Purple TV as an independent researcher, providing background information on the development of women’s golf in Scotland. I also had the privilege of meeting the inspiring women who were interviewed about their golfing… Continue reading Iron Women documentary showing on BBC Alba this month!

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