Musselburgh Cup

1820
The Bangalore Club is formed, the first club outside of the British Isles.



1824
The Perth Golfing Society is formed, later Royal Perth (the first club so honored).

1826
Hickory imported from America is used to make golf shafts.

1829
The Calcutta Golf Club (later Royal Calcutta) is formed.

The Calcutta Golf Club
The Calcutta Golf Club

1832
The North Berwick Club is founded, the first to include women in its activities, although they are not permitted to play in competitions.

1833
King William IV confers the distinction of "Royal" on the Perth Golfing Society; as Royal Perth it is the first Club to hold the distinction.

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