Mary, Queen of Scots caused an uproar as the first woman to play golf in 1567, in the days following her husband’s murder.
Mary of Scots
Mary of Scots
- Timeline of golf history (1353–1850) – Wikipedia
1513 – Queen Catherine, queen consort of England, in a letter to Cardinal Wolsey, refers to the growing popularity of golf in England. … 1567 – Mary, Queen of Scots, seen playing golf shortly after the death of her husband Lord Darnley, is the first known female golfer.
- Mary Queen of Scots was seen golfing after her husband’s murder in …
Sep 25, 2013 – In the mid-1500s, Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots played on the Links at St Andrews and kept a vacation cottage there, often doing her own …
- Mary Stuart Queen of Scots and her association with the early History …
Mary Queen of Scots, was a notable player. So keen was her interest in the game she fell foul of the Church for playing golf only a few days after the murder of …
- Remembering the mother of golf, in the cradle of the game
ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND A singularly female portrait hangs in the golf museum at St. Andrews, her pearly face and jeweled headdress surrounded by grizzled, bearded Old Tom Morrises and tweedy Harry Vardons. There are a lot of bogus legends about Mary, Queen of Scots, but her enthusiasm for golf is historical fact: She was so keen on the game that she was accused of cold-bloodedness for playing a round just days after her husband was assassinated.
- ‘Mother of Golf’ Mary Queen of Scots a victim of – The Courier
Jul 22, 2017 – National Library of Scotland. Mary Queen of Scots playing golf in front of a crowd. Her accusers said the fact that she went out on the links …