International Meridian Conference in October 1884 determined the prime meridian for the worldwide use
The first U.S. Open Championship is conducted on Oct. 4 at the nine-hole course of Newport (R.I.) Golf Club.
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World Class featherie golf ball maker defeats Musselburgh golfer Willie Dunn Sr, elevating him to top golfer of the day
Royal Calcutta Golf Club affectionately known as the "Royal" is synonymous with the game of golf in India. Founded in 1829, Royal is the oldest golf club outside the British Isles, the oldest being the Royal and Ancient, St. Andrews in Scotland, the home of golf. The Royal truly has a history that would be a treasure for the archives of the game of golf.
An article in the Bombay Times and Journal Commerce states that golf had started in Karachee, Mangalore and Poonah
At a meeting held at Dr Patrick's house, Marrickville-Road, on Wednesday, 29th instant it was resolved to form a club, to be known as the Marrickville Golf Club.
Origins of the Australian Golf Club.
Diary records show that golf was played at Grose Farm in Sydney and N.S. Wales Golf Club instituted. Golf and the Club were forgotten by 1844
Norm Richardson follows golfing activity from the end of the period of depression and start of the gold rush up to the time of the fomration of The Australian Golf Club in 1884