Alderman of the Municipality of Bergen visits golf museum

On 22 September 2022, alderman Martijn Buijsse visited Landgoed Bleijenbeek and of course a tour of the Dutch Golf Museum was also on the program. The new alderman for Economy and Tourism at the municipality of Bergen (Limburg) visited the northern entrance gate of De...

Donation golf bag Christel Boeljon by Stichting Golf voor Gehandicapten

Op 1 september 2022 overhandigde Wil Borst, penningmeester bij de Stichting Golf voor Gehandicapten (www.gvoorg.nl) the golf bag of ex-golf professional Christel Boeljon at the Nederlands Golfmuseum. Christel donated this bag with contents to GvoorG in 2017 to help...

Counter-visit of the KIGC Amsterdam

In November 2021, John Ott and Jacques Schuiling were able to give a presentation on behalf of the Nederlands Golfmuseum at the Golf Table of the Royal Industrial Grand Club in Amsterdam. A very fun and educational experience. Last week, the two board members Jos van...

Piet Rijkers donates Ping 1 A putter

The Ping putter owes its name to the specific “ping” sound that the putter makes when a ball is put. Now I have had a fairly new Ping putter for years, but I did not find the sound (and therefore this statement) very convincing. Until Piet Rijkers, after a...

Reopening of the Dutch Golf Museum

    On Saturday 23 April 2022, the Nederlands Golfmuseum reopened its doors to the general public. The chairman of the Dutch Golf Museum Foundation, John Ott, introduced the day with a few words after a welcome to everyone and then gave the floor to Ernst van den...

Colf sticks from Biddinghuizer colfschip on loan

The Dutch Golf Museum has received some unique colfstok parts on loan, from a shipwreck that was excavated in 1984 west of Biddinghuizen in Flevoland. The ship had probably departed from Amsterdam and the destination was a Baltic sea port or Kampen. Because of the few...