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Re: Holding name (was:Re: Submissions)

Poster: Dave Montuori <damont@wolfstar.com>

Eogan responded to my signature:
> > Viking Varsity Golf Team (mundanely, but Norsemen playing golf isn't
> > at all far-fetched...)
> Actually, there is some debate over weather or not golf originated among
> the Scots or the Danes.

I always thought the Scots had gotten it off traders from the Low

> there was a game played among teh Danes called "colf" which
> (from what we can tell) was similar to golf, but really resembled only the
> putting part of the game.

Period Putt-Putt...

> It was played on ice as well as land, though,
> using raised markers instead of holes (wouldn't want to hit your ball down
> a hole in the ice).  That would make for a rather interesting game!

I've seen (prints of) pictures from period of ice-golf...


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