The History of Leith

May 24, 2012

Leith Links, Edinburgh

he first mention of golf in relation to Leith dates from a reported dispute in 1552 between ‘the cordiners (cobblers) of the Cannongate and the cordiners and gouff ball makers of North Leith’. This implies the use of stitched golf ball and more modern golf rather than just ‘kolf’ with wooden balls. for more click here

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