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  • Peter Berthoud

Kargo (Kum-Bak Version)

Updated: Dec 29, 2022

Kargo or Card Golf, Golf at the Card Table


First Published: circa 1932, Kum-Bak Sports Toys and Games Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Whitcomb Street, Leicester Square, London

Illustrator or Designer: Bruce Angrave


Contents: 53 Cards, An Introduction to the Game + Rules Booklet


Kargo - Kum-Bak "2/6" Slip-Case Front with Title Card
Kargo - Kum-Bak "2/6" Slip-Case Front with Title Card


Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 1
Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 1

Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 2
Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 2

Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 3
Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 3

Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 3
Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 4


Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 5
Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 5

Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 6
Kum-Bak's Kargo Cards 6


The 53 cards are as follows:


Drive (200, 220, 240) - 3

Brassie (180, 190, 200) - 3

Spoon (170, 180, 190) - 3

Iron (160, 170, 180) - 3

Mashie (20, 40, 60, 80, 100,120, 140, 150) - 8

Mashie-Niblick (20, 40, 60, 80) - 4

Niblick ( 10, 20, 30, 40) - 4

Putt - 10

Sliced to Rough- 1

Pulled to Rough- 1

Out of Bounds- 1

Lost Ball- 1

Stream - 1

Bunker - 2

Bad Bunker - 2

Missed Putt - 2

Stymie - 1

Sunk Putt - 2

Holed Approach - 1



For Rex Pitts' feature on Kum-Bak, which includes several original advertisements, see World Of Playing Cards. For his article on Kum-Bak's Kargo on WOPC, where there are images of his collection of sealed packs, see here.





Game & Version Details



Kargo - Kum-Bak Contents ("2/6" Title Card)



Kargo - Kum-Bak Slip-Case Front with Title Card (No Price)



Kargo - Kum-Bak Contents (No Price Title Card)



Kargo - Kum-Bak Card Back



Kargo - Kum-Bak Rules Front


Back cover is blank.



Kargo - Kum-Bak Introduction Front


Back cover is blank.


Kargo - Kum-Bak Box Back


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