While so many European men were suffering on the Somme and at Verdun, some American fellows were having a swelligant time on the golf links; beautifully attired in linen golf clothes that are pictured in the accompanying attachment.
The 1920s editors of VANITY FAIR MAGAZINE would never have endorsed this ready-wear golfing jacket, nor would they have thought much of the country club that would permit such togs; but by today's barbarian standards which decide what passes for acceptable golf apparel, we think it's pretty nice.
If you intend to tarry on the links dressed in knickers, or plus fours, you will be needing a sturdy pair of 'Scotch wool' stockings in which to pull the look off; and should the assembled golf ruffians jeer at you from the comfort of the nineteenth hole, you can bludgeon them with your very smart, pleated golf gloves, circa 1915.
A few words, accompanied by a photograph, concerning the 'traveler's covered caddy bag' -- another attempt at thwarting the efforts of 'the golf thief' as well as just plain lousy whether.
The preferred golf shoe of Presidents Wilson, Harding and Coolidge - or so our crack team of post-debutante archivists have told us.
Golf shoes were the topic of this segment from a VANITY FAIR fashion review for men, as it appeared in the June issue of 1915.