Posted by: Rolf | November 10, 2013

British Golf Rules in 1940

British Golf Rules in 1940 01You have to hand it to the Brits when it comes to golf.

And, if you thought you were a tough weather golfer you might want to reconsider.

German aircraft’s from Norway would fly on missions to northern England.

Because of the icy weather conditions, the barrels of their guns had a small dab of wax to protect them.

As they crossed the coast, they would clear their guns by firing a few rounds at the golf courses.

Golfers were urged to take cover.

Here is the original notice posted in war-torn Britain in 1940 for golfers with stiff upper lips.

British Golf Rules in 1940

You have to admit these guys really had guts!

See you on the first tee…

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