After all, Punch was the era's go-to source for sophisticated satirical humor, and competitive golf for women was still in its infancy.
The illustration is comprised of a series of whimsical golf drawings by Frank Reynolds - a British artist who often focused on golf - and each sketch features an individual woman and her own... um... unique putting style.
One woman holds a cigarette in one hand while casually putting with the other, another more determined lady, reads her putts on the ground, spider
One can easily imagine the laughter, as upper class men passed the popular magazine around in the cloistered drawing rooms of London's venerable gentlemen's clubs.
Though many of those men probably recognized their own putting style somewhere in the illustration, that wouldn't have been discussed in those staid, segregated bastions.