Today, there are more than 100 different tournaments for Golf professionals. Each of them gathers professionals of the highest class, a large number of spectators and has serious prize funds.
The most prestigious Golf tournaments include: the US Open, the British Open, the PGA Championship, the masters, and the World Golf championship. Winning any of these tournaments is a great success for any professional. The victory, in addition to a solid monetary reward exceeding a million dollars, guarantees the player to rise up in the ranking of the world’s leading professionals. Continue reading
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 the rules of Golf for Golfers with Disabilities”. These rules allow the coach or assistant of a blind golfer to be near him on the stroke line without penalty. Each player has a sighted coach / assistant describing the position of the hole, helping with the selection of the putter, and ensuring that the head of the putter is directly behind the ball. After all the necessary instructions, the blind golfer strikes.
There are three categories of blind golfers depending on the degree of vision loss – B1, B2, B3. Continue reading
There are no official documented rules regarding Golf attire to date. However, all who fall into the society of fans of this aristocratic game, still face certain foundations that prevail in these circles. The appearance of a golfer both on the field and just inside the club is one of the expressions of respect for the other participants.
The dress code requirements may differ from club to club. For example, in countries with dominant democratic traditions, you can see a Golf player in jeans on a municipal field. At the same time, closed private clubs regulate from the depth of the cutout on women’s blouses to the color and length of men’s socks. Continue reading