Members of the St Regulus Ladies Golf Club recently played the New Course at St Andrews, one of several links courses available to club members. Photo: Courtesy of St Regulus Ladies Golf Club.
Were you to do a Google search for “Women’s Golf Clubs in America,” it will direct you to a succession of different makes of golf clubs — Titleist, Callaway, Wilson, you name it. If, on the other hand, you were to search “Women’s Golf Clubs in Scotland,” the first thing you would see is a map pin-pointing the towns and villages which are home to those golfing venues that are exclusively for women.
America does not need such a map; they do not have any all-women's clubs.
How curious is this when you think about the umpteen Scottish-born professionals — Tommy Armour and Jock Hutchison, to name just a couple — who decided to ply their trade in the U.S. at the turn of the 19th century. They would have spread the word about the single-sex nature of t...
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