The playing of golf is established on the Bruntsfield links.
James II bans "ye golf" in an act of parliament, favouring archery practice.
Golfhall established, 1st golf clubhouse and predecessor to golf tavern.
The first rules of golf are penned in Edinburgh for the world's first open.
First women’s tournament hosted at Musselburgh golf course.
The first open is held at Prestwick. The prize is a silver buckled leather belt.
Tom Morris jr. Wins a 3rd consecutive open and is allowed to keep the belt permanently. The claret jug is introduced 2 years later.
The Bruntsfield links changes from 6 full length holes to the current 36 short hole course.
Golf tavern is remodelled by famous pub architect Robert Macfarlane Cameron.
Gene Sarazen scores an albatross with his 235-yard 4 wood second shot on the par 5 15th at the masters, going on to win the tournament. It was known as the 'shot heard round the world'.
First national broadcast of golf on us tv, the Tam O’Shanter world championship, won by Lew Worsham with an eagle on the last hole.
Tiger Woods becomes the only golfer ever to win all four modern majors consecutively, though not officially the grand-slam as it was over two years.
Francesco Molinari becomes the first European player to win all 5 points at the Ryder Cup.