Greece. Games of the gods
Sun, sea, wine, Sirtaki... and Golf. This unexpected detail now complements the usual idea of Greece. The history of Golf is supposed to have Scottish roots, and this is one…

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Japan. Samurai Golf
Master the art of ikebana and sword fighting, see the spectacular Kabuki theater and cherry blossom... For this experience, people from all over the world have been traveling to the…

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Lesson learned: playing in the wind
I love watching the PGA Tour in Hawaii. Even though the season technically started a few months ago, I've only just realized it. Anyway, another reason I love watching golfers…

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The golfer’s dictionary

Golfer – Golf player.
A caddy is a person who carries a player’s clubs and has the right to give him advice during the game.
A greenskeeper is a person who is responsible for the condition of the field.
The referee is a person who is on the field during the game and monitors compliance with the rules
Marker-the person who counts the player’s punches
Flight – a group of golfers walking on the field.
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Amazing facts about Golf

The speed of the Golf ball can reach up to 270 km / h.

In one of the Australian Golf clubs, there is a rule: if the ball hits a kangaroo, you can play on as if nothing happened.

Until the NINETEENTH century, Golf balls were made of leather and stuffed with feathers.

Every year in America, more than $ 600 million is spent on Golf balls.

For a beginner, the probability of hitting the hole the first time is 1 in 12000.

The United States Golf Association was founded in 1894. Continue reading

Major tournaments in professional Golf

The development of Golf and its popularity began to grow rapidly since the founding of the British Association of professional golfers (in 1901). In America, such associations and societies began to appear 15 years later. The development and popularization of competitions began even later, in the 20-30s. The prize Fund of such tournaments was initially insignificant, but it increased from year to year.

There are still four of the world’s strongest Golf tournaments, the so-called “Grand slams”. It includes:

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Top 5 highest paid golfers
The profits of professional athletes have increased significantly over the past 20 years. The average player on the PGA Tour can earn a very comfortable life without even winning a…

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Golf for the blind
Golf for the blind is strictly regulated by the rules of the Royal and Ancient Golf club, St. Andrews and the United States Golf Association. They issued a "Modification of…

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Clubs in the hands of kids
The First Tee is a unique American program aimed at attracting children to Golf lessons. Executive Director of the program Joe Luois Barrow is convinced that the passion for this…

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Amazing facts about Golf
The speed of the Golf ball can reach up to 270 km / h. In one of the Australian Golf clubs, there is a rule: if the ball hits a…

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