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Golf in the USA

Golf in the USA

Golf is part of the fabric of sporting life in the USA. The first evidence of the game being played in the country comes from 1659, the US is home to three of the four Major championships, the world’s richest professional tour and many of the very best and most famous golf courses on earth. […]

A brief history of golf

A brief history of golf

Song Dynasty Chinese and the medieval Dutch played “golf-like” games, but “golf” originated in Scotland. The first written evidence comes from a 1457 Act of Scottish parliament, prohibiting the people from playing “gowf” instead of practising archery.   Golf has always been a compulsive distraction, and one that can cause participants to lose their heads […]

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