Golf in the Twentieth Century and The Boston Golf Club

Peter Flynn Richard Kay Publications

How golf first appeared in Boston at the beginning of the twentieth century when land could be spared from farming for a winter course – to today’s magnificent course at Cowbridge.  Boston Golf Club (despite the flood destruction in 1949) has had four courses and an ‘unbroken’ history which Peter Flynn has traced showing how modern development (cars, radio, TV, air travel) have influenced golf. 

A detailed survey of the actual Boston Club, an overview of golf in general and with more than just a glance at many other Lincolnshire clubs, has led to a fascinating book for those interested in golf in Lincolnshire and beyond: and indeed for students of evolving social patterns in the twentieth century.

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