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Few Things to Know about the Golf Game

YOU MUST FEW THINGS KNOW ABOUT THE GOLF GAME ORIGIN OF GAME 15th Century, Scotland GOLF CLUBS INTRODUCTION 1503-1504 GOLF FIRST PLAYER JAMES IV, King of Scots Aalo St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland OLDEST GOLF COURSE Do not Require a Standardised Playing Area Golf is a Precision Club and Ball Sport GOLF COURSE Nine-Hole Courses Game are Common THINGS TO KNOW Golf Cousre Consists of Series of holes, each with a teeing ground. Levels of grass are varied to increase difficulty, or to allow for putting in the case of the green REGULAR GOLF HOLES NOTICIABLE POINT Early Scottish golf courses were primarily laid out on links land, soil-covered sand dunes directly inland from beaches. This gave rise to the term "golf links", particularly applied to seaside courses and those built on naturally sandy soil inland. Regular golf course consists of 18 holes PLAY OF THE GAME Every round of golf is based on playing a number of holes. Each hole is played once in the round on a standard course of 18 holes; on a nine-hole ROUND Course. Used to travel between shots, which can speed-up play participation individuals unable to walk a whole round. Playing a hole on a golf Course is initiated by putting a ball into play by striking it with a club on the teeing ground (also called the tee box, or simply the tee) allows GOLF CARTS by and HOLE For this first shot on each hole, A tee is a small peg that can be used to elevate the ball slightly above the ground up to a few centimetres high. FIRST SHOT it is allowed but not required for the golfer to place the ball on a tee prior to striking it TEE RULES & REGULATIONS OF GAME Play the ball as it lies, play the course as you find it, and if you cannof do either, do what is fair The player with the best score on the previous hole has the honour of teeing off first. If there is no outright winner of a hole, then the order of play does not change from the previous tee. Divots should always be repaired, either by placing sand in the divot or replacing the grass, preferably with a drive A golfer should always know which brand of ball they are using, or mark it to avoid confusion during play. Golfers should avoid distracting fellow golfers. Golfers should not run during play, but instead walk quickly but lightly during play Golf carts should not be used to annoy or distract other players. The cart should be parked on the cart path when at the tee box or putting green. Golfers should note each player's putting line, and avoid stepping on it as they play on the green or stand on a line of sight, that is, in the line of sight either ahead or behind a player who is attempting to putt. EQUIPMENTS GOLF CLUBS ARE USED TO HIT THE GOLF BALL EACH CLUB IS COMPOSED OF SHAFT AND GRIP AT THE TOP END GOLF BALLS ARE USUALLY SPHERICAL AND WHITE GOLFER WEAR GOLF SHOES WITH METAL OR PLASTIC SPIKES GOLF BAG IS USED TO TRANSPORT GOLF CLUBS AND OTHER EQUIPMENTS BASIC FORM OF GAME MATCH PLAY STROKE PLAY Two players (or two teams) play each hole as a separate contest against each other in what is called match play. The party with the lower score wins that hole, or if the scores of both players or teams are equal the hole is "halved" (or tied). The game is won by the party that wins more holes than the other. The score achieved for each and every hole of the round or tournament is added to produce the total score, and the player with the lowest score wins in stroke play. Stroke play is the game most commonly played by professional golfers. If there is a tie after the regulation number of holes in a professional tournament, a playoff takes place between all tied players GOLF COURSES WORLDWIDE USA UK 50% 8% CANADA AUSTRALIA 7% 4% REST OF WORLD 17% FOR MORE INFO, VISIT: powered by Piktochart I make information beautiful

Few Things to Know about the Golf Game

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Golf is defined, in the rules of golf, as playing a ball with a club from the teeing ground into the hole by a stroke or successive strokes in accordance with the Rules.





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