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Women's Easter tournament, 1908

Women's Easter tournament, 1908

Attired in broad-brimmed hats and full-length skirts, women golfers pose for a photo during the Christchurch Golf Club's Easter tournament in 1908. Despite having to play in these costumes, respectable scores were recorded for Miss Campbell, who won the Canterbury Cup, and Miss Mill, who won both the handicap and the championship.

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Reference: PhotoCD 11, IMG0073

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Garry Ahern, 'Golf - Golf’s rise in popularity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/39256/womens-easter-tournament-1908 (accessed 25 June 2019)

Story by Garry Ahern, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Sep 2016