Son of deceased father donates golf books

Rombout Jas, son of Henk Jas, who recently died at the age of 87, brought more than 150 golf books and golf games to the museum. His father was an avid golfer who, together with his wife, had had a lot of fun with the game of golf and everything that went with it. Son...

Physically limited golfer Daphne van Houten donates signed golf ball

Daphne van Houten is an avid golfer of 24 years who first plays handicap +1.9 (= under 0) and after the introduction of the World Handicap System now handicap -1.9. At the age of 12, she was diagnosed with scoliosis (a condition characterized by a lateral curvature of...

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...

Donation of collection of golf balls with car brands

    The NVGJ, short for the Dutch Association of Golf-Playing Journalists, visited the Dutch Golf Museum on 5 July 2021. And of course they took advantage of the opportunity to play a golf match at the beautiful golf course Landgoed Bleijenbeek. During the visit to...