The Bangalore Club is formed, the first club outside of the British Isles.
The Perth Golfing Society is formed, later Royal Perth (the first club so honored).
Hickory imported from America is used to make golf shafts.
The Calcutta Golf Club (later Royal Calcutta) is formed.
The Calcutta Golf Club
The North Berwick Club is founded, the first to include women in its activities, although they are not permitted to play in competitions.
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.