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The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is one of the oldest and most prestigious golf clubs in the world (the oldest possibly being The Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh at Barnton, Edinburgh, instituted 1735). [1]

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All-Ireland

All-Ireland is an attributive which emphasises the island of Ireland.

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Anne, Princess Royal

Anne, Princess Royal (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; born 15 August 1950) is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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Annika Sörenstam

Annika Sörenstam (born 9 October 1970) is a retired Swedish professional golfer whose achievements rank her as one of the most successful female golfers in history.

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Belle Robertson

Isabella Robertson (née McCorkindale) (born 1936) is a Scottish golfer who won the British Ladies Amateur in 1981.

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Boys Amateur Championship

The Boys Amateur Championship is a golf tournament which is held annually in the United Kingdom.

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British Golf Museum

The British Golf Museum is located opposite the clubhouse of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews, Scotland.

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Champions Tour

The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA Tour, hosts a series of events annually in the United States and the United Kingdom for golfers 50 years of age and older.

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Continental Europe

Continental Europe, also referred to as mainland Europe or simply the Continent (particularly by Britons, Azores and Madeira Portuguese, Balearic and Canary Spaniards, Icelanders and other European island nations, and peninsular Scandinavians), is the continent of Europe, explicitly excluding the islands of Europe.

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Country club

A country club is a privately owned club, often with a closed membership, that generally offers both a variety of recreational sports and facilities for dining and entertaining.

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Eisenhower Trophy

The Eisenhower Trophy is a biennial world amateur team golf championship for men organized by the International Golf Federation.

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Espirito Santo Trophy

The Espirito Santo Trophy is a biennial world amateur team golf championship for women organised by the International Golf Federation.

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European Seniors Tour

The European Seniors Tour is a professional tour, for male golfers aged 50 and over, run by the PGA European Tour.

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Fife

Fife (Fìobha) is a council area and historic county of Scotland.

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Golf

Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.

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Golf in Scotland

Golf in Scotland was first recorded in the 15th century, and the modern game of golf was first developed and established in the country.

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International Golf Federation

The International Golf Federation (IGF) was founded in 1958 and is the international federation recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the world governing body for golf.

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Jacques Léglise Trophy

The Jacques Léglise Trophy is an annual amateur boys' team golf competition between Great Britain & Ireland and the Continent of Europe.

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Ladies' Golf Union

The Ladies' Golf Union (LGU) is the governing body for women's and girls' amateur golf in Great Britain and Ireland.

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Lally Segard

Lally Segard (born 1921, née Vagliano), also known as Vicomtesse de Saint Sauveur, is a French amateur golfer.

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Laura Davies

Dame Laura Jane Davies, (born 5 October 1963), is an English professional golfer who has achieved the status of her nation's most accomplished female golfer of modern times, being the first non-American to finish at the top of the LPGA money list as well as winning the Ladies European Tour (LET) Order of Merit a record seven times: in 1985, 1986, 1992, 1996, 1999, 2004 and 2006.

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Louise Richardson

Louise Mary Richardson FRSE (born 8 June 1958, Tramore, County Waterford, Ireland) is an Irish political scientist whose specialist field is the study of terrorism.

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Louise Suggs

Mae Louise Suggs (September 7, 1923 – August 7, 2015) was an American professional golfer, one of the founders of the LPGA Tour and thus modern ladies' golf.

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Men's major golf championships

The men's major golf championships, commonly known as the Major Championships, and often referred to simply as the majors, are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in professional golf.

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Official World Golf Ranking

The Official World Golf Ranking is a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers (although there is no rule prohibiting women from being ranked).

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Old Course at St Andrews

The Old Course at St Andrews is one of the oldest golf courses in the world, a public course over common land in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.

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Renee Powell

Renee Powell (born May 4, 1946) is an American professional golfer who played on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and is currently head professional at her family's Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio.

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Rules of golf

The rules of golf consist of a standard set of regulations and procedures by which the sport of golf should be played and prescribe penalties for rule infractions.

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Scotland

Scotland (Scots:; Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Senior major golf championships

Men's professional senior golf is for players aged 50 and above.

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Senior Open Championship

The Senior Open Championship, or simply The Senior Open (and originally known as the Senior British Open) is a professional golf tournament for players aged 50 and over.

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Sports governing body

A sports governing body is a sports organisation that has a regulatory or sanctioning function.

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St Andrews

St Andrews (S.; Saunt Aundraes; Cill Rìmhinn) is a former royal burgh on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, named after Saint Andrew the Apostle.

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St Andrews Links

St Andrews Links in the town of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, is regarded as the "home of golf".

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St Andrews Trophy

The St Andrews Trophy is a biennial men's team golf tournament contested between teams of amateur golfers representing Great Britain & Ireland and Continental Europe.

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The Amateur Championship

The Amateur Championship (sometimes referred to as the British Amateur or British Amateur Championship outside of the UK) is a golf tournament which is held annually in the United Kingdom.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The Herald (Glasgow)

The Herald is a Scottish broadsheet newspaper founded in 1783.

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The Open Championship

The Open Championship, or simply The Open (often referred to as the British Open), is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf.

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The Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh

The Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh is a Scottish golf club, which holds claim to be the oldest golfing society in the world, with references to it being instituted in 1735 dating from 1834.

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United States Golf Association

The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States' national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico.

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University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews (informally known as St Andrews University or simply St Andrews; abbreviated as St And, from the Latin Sancti Andreae, in post-nominals) is a public research university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.

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Walker Cup

The Walker Cup is a golf trophy contested in odd numbered years by leading amateur golfers in two teams: United States, and Great Britain and Ireland.

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William IV of the United Kingdom

William IV (William Henry; 21 August 1765 – 20 June 1837) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death.

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Women's British Open

The Women's British Open is a major championship in women's professional golf.

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World Amateur Golf Ranking

The World Amateur Golf Ranking for men was introduced by the R&A, the governing body of amateur golf outside the United States and Mexico, on 23 January 2007.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Royal_and_Ancient_Golf_Club_of_St_Andrews

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