Golf. A Weekly Record of "Ye Royal and Ancient" Game. "Far and Sure." Volume VIII ; "Surely no apology is necessary for bringing before the public a weekly Journal devoted to the doings and sayings of golfers both past and present."
London: "Published at the Office" [Golf Illustrated & Golf Weekly], 1894. The BEGINNING.
Quote "Surely no apology is necessary for bringing before the public a weekly Journal devoted to the doings and sayings of golfers both past and present."
Simply named 'Golf' a hugely influential periodical, shaping the golfing boom of the 1890's.
Volume VIII from March 16th (issue No. 183) 1894 to September 7th 1894 (issue No. 217). Complete with Index and original binders covers.
We cannot under estimate the importance of these periodicals.
Illustrated from photographs, wood engravings, drawings and ads within the text. 10½x8¼, uniform red cloth. This was the first weekly magazine on golf, and is still being published today as "Golf Weekly." Reports on important events like the Open Championship, often within days of it finishing, offering a unique insight into the history of golf. Also, it features articles on famous players, interesting stories and events, the opening of new courses, competition results, advertisements for the various golf equipment, and more.
Good condition. Item #11397