The Golf Rules: A Brief History
The earliest surviving written rules of golf were produced by the Gentlemen Golfers of Leith/Edinburgh over 26 days starting on March 7, 1744, for a tournament played on April 2, 1744. These new 13 rules were titled Articles and Laws in Playing at Golf.
Fast Forward Hundreds of Years..
and Hundreds of Golf Rules Later...
The Gentlemen Golfers of Golfjam have been playing by some new ones.