The following are links to kindred societies, associations and entities around the world. Particular attention should be paid to the first three – each publishes a periodical worthy of reading, and maintains archives of these periodicals on their website.
Where the content of a site covers one or more categories, we have attempted to categorise it under its main function.
|Golf Society of Australia – Researching and preserving the history of golf in Australia.|
|British Golf Collectors Society – Promoting interest in the traditions and history of golf.|
|Society of Hickory Golfers – dedicated to the enjoyment of play with wooden-shafted golf clubs in the U.S..|
|The U.S. Golf Collectors Society – an international organization dedicated to preserving the treasures and traditions of the game of golf.|
|British Golf Museum – the world’s premier heritage centre for golf (their words, not mine).|
|The Leith Society – derives its name from “The Leith Code”, the traditional name of the first known written rules of golf.|
|Golf Historical Society of Canada – We know about hickory golf clubs . . . We play with them . .We collect them . . . We learn about them . . .|
|The Origins of Golf at North Berwick –
Students of the game in Australia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries will recognise a lot of names on these pages.
Biographical information aplenty.
|European Association of Golf Historians and Collectors – or l’Association Europeene des Historiens & Collectionneurs de golf.|
|HickoryGolf.com – Dedicated to encouraging the enjoyment of playing the great game of Golf with authentic hickory shafted golf clubs. (U.S.)|
|The Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS), Australia’s oldest historical organisation founded in Sydney in 1901, exists to encourage the study of and interest in Australian history.|
|USGA Museum – Explore more than a century of
golf’s classic moments.
|UK Lake Balls Golf Museum – dedicated to the
history of the golf ball.
|World Hickory Open Championship – the 2015 edition of the competition.|
|World Association of Left Handed Golfers – site run by long-standing AGHS member Peter Read, and dedicated to those who stand on the right side of the ball.|
|Play Hickory – Hickory Golf-As It Used To Be. (U.S.)|
|Hickory Golf Association – Maintaining the classic tradition of Hickory Golf. (U.S.)|
|Professional Hickory Golfers Association – An Association of Golf Professionals who appreciate the origins of our game. (U.S.)|
|Hickory Golf Hub – Founded by hickory golf enthusiast and retired touring pro Richard Bullock, this is the place for place for the latest hickory club news, tournaments and social events (U.S.)|