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GOLFING THE ROYAL COURSES By Global Golfer (Article)

 

stockwell july 2017

David Stockwell

Playing the "Royals"
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Actually there are no "Royal" golf courses because the right to use the
prefix "Royal" is granted by the British Monarch to golf societies (2:
Perth and Burgess in Scotland) and to golf clubs (64) not to golf
courses. Two of these 66 play on municipal courses and the most
famous, the Royal & Ancient, uses the Old Course for most of its
competitions.