History of Sports in Scotland
How droll too the unstudied exaggeration of the recent convert, but devoted zealot to the seductions of golf, that most fascinating of Scottish games. The staid, rotund, and eminently respectable sportsman, had just driven the ball into an utterly impracticable ‘bunker,’ and his fruitless endeavours to extricate it had caused him quite to forget his long-acquired propriety. In fact, he had just indulged in the hitherto rare luxury of ‘a good round sweir.’ Pausing a moment, while his pricking conscience accused him, he blurted out with most comical contrition and self justification…
‘Weel, sirss, I couldna help it! I began gowf a Christian man, but, hech me, it’s fair turnin’ me intil a blaspheemin’ sinner!’
- History of Curling
A book by John Kerr published in 1890.
- The Moor and The Loch
A book by John Colquhoun (1841) about hunting, fishing and shooting in Scotland
Shinty’s Place and Space in World Sport by Hugh Dan MacLennan, Aberdeen University, Scotland with some additional information supplied by Electric Scotland.
- The Life of Tom Morris
With Glimpses of St. Andrews and its Golfing Celebrities
By W. W. Tulloch, Member of the Royal & Ancient Club of St. Andrews
- St. Andrews and Golf
Some pictures I took at the Golf museum.
- Golf at Gleneagles
By R. J. MacLennan (1919)
- The Golf Book of East Lothian
Compiled and Edited by John Kerr (1896) (pdf)
- Catriona Matthew became the first Scottish female to win a major
Wins the British Open.
- Golfiana Miscellanea
A Collection of Interesting Monographs on the Royal and Ancient Game of Golf Edited by James Lindsay Stewart (1887)
- 25 years of Village Cricket, 1983-2008, in Gargunnock, Stirling Scotland
By John Henderson
- Scottish Backhold Wrestling
By Trev Hill
From “Old World Scotland”.
- History of the Queen’s Park Football Club 1867 – 1917
By Richard Robinson (1920)
- I’ll never play golf anymore
by Rev. George Davidson MA of Hawick in 1897
- Lochs and Loch Fishing
By Hamish Stuart M.A., LL.B. (1899)
- Scottish Moors
Scenes of Sport in the Lews by Captain J. T. Newall (1889)
- Our Lady of the Green
A Book of Ladies Golf
- Reminiscenses of Golf on St Andrews Links
By James Balfour (1887) (pdf)
A brief history.
- The Game of Lawn Bowls
- Glasgow as a Golfing Centre
By W. Stewart (pdf)
- The Perversity of Golf Balls
An article from MacMillan’s Magazine (1906)
- Susie Wolff
A wee biography of a potential Formula 1 driver.
- Ecurie Ecosse
Scotland salutes Ecurie Ecosse motor racing team.
- Scottish Golf Videos
- The Angling Handbook of Scotland (pdf)
- Short Sketches of Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands
From the Journals of Charles St. John, Esq. (1846)