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Why did King James ban golf in 1947?

The game of golf was banned by King James II in 1457 not 1947. The game was banned because it was becoming more popular than the national sport of archery.

What sport was banned in Scotland in 1467?

Golf was banned in Scotland in 1457 through an Act of Parliament. King Jams II is said that his soldiers were being distracted from enhancing their archery skills by playing golf and football.

King James II tried to ban this sport in 1457?

He banned golf as he feared it was distracting his men from archery.

How many golf courses are there in Vancouver?

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In 1457 did King James 2nd ban golf in the country because he claimed it distracted people from the archery practice needed for national defense?


What baby names are banned?

There are banned baby names all over the word that will differ by country. New Zealand has many banned names, some of which include Lucifer, Princess, Royal, Prince, King, and Majesty.

Why was golf banned in Scotland between 1457 and 1502?

I believe it was because King James II wanted his archers wanted to focus less on golf and more on archery practice. Also, I also have heard he banned it because "it looketh like a silly game."

Do golf courses keep a list of banned players?

Yes, they do. If you are banned from a course you should not go near it anyway.

What sport was banned in 1467 in Scotland?

golf and soccer were because the men were playing golf instead of practicing archery

Which country banned Apple iPhone?

The country which has banned apple Iphone is Syria

Which golf courses in Hamilton Ontario allow you to book a tee time online?

Many golf courses in Hamilton, Ontario allow one to book a tee time online. Some examples of these golf courses include King's Forest Civic Golf and Glendale Golf & Country Club.

Did King Arthur play golf?

Golf was not invented in Scotland until long after the mythical King Arthur.