Wording of the official notice from Queen Victoria granting the club Royal status in 1897. Photos: SCMP Pictures Wording of the official notice from Queen Victoria granting the club Royal status in 1897. Photos: SCMP Pictures
Wording of the official notice from Queen Victoria granting the club Royal status in 1897. Photos: SCMP Pictures

Friends in high places: How the Hong Kong Golf Club gained royal favour with a governor's help

The 11th governor of Hong Kong proved to be a great friend to club's pioneers

Wording of the official notice from Queen Victoria granting the club Royal status in 1897. Photos: SCMP Pictures Wording of the official notice from Queen Victoria granting the club Royal status in 1897. Photos: SCMP Pictures
Wording of the official notice from Queen Victoria granting the club Royal status in 1897. Photos: SCMP Pictures
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