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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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 of the annoying misunderstandings that separate Greece from the title of “home of sports of the entire universe”. After all, the game is truly noble and worthy of praise from the gods of Olympus. However, modern Greeks are not upset at all and succeed in Golf no less than its ancestors.
There are high-class landscaped fields near Athens, on the Islands, in the Peloponnese. Continue reading