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USGA Constitution By-Laws and Rules 1901  

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Title:
Constitution, By-Laws and Rules of the United States Golf Association, 1901

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Place:
New York

Publisher:
[Privately printed for the USGA by] Roberts & Bokee

Date:
1901

Description:

66 pp. (8vo) original red cloth, front cover lettered in gilt, original gilt-stamped floral-patterned endpapers. 

Rare seventh USGA Constitution/By-Laws annual. The first of these rules was issued in 1895. 

The USGA organized in December, 1894, "created to settle a dispute that arose in 1894 when two clubs – St. Andrew’s Golf Club [New York] and Newport Country Club – each staged invitational tournaments and declared the winner as the national champion. The resulting confusion highlighted the need for a national governing body to conduct national championships, administer the rules, and oversee the regulations regarding amateur status. On December 22, 1894, representatives of five clubs came together in New York City to found the USGA….” – Donovan & Jerris, p. 762.


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Condition:
Light wear to cloth, front hinge cracked; very good.


 
Item number:
278910b
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