Ten fun facts about Golf
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The world's longest golf course is the international golf club which located in Massachusetts. The course has a lenght of about 7600 meters.
The first golf balls used in the 16th century are believed to have been made out of wood.
About 25% of the golfers in the world are women.
The first official golf rules were established in Edinburgh by the Gentleman Golfers of Leith.Fact 5:
The first ever recored hole-in-one was made in 1868 by Tom Morris at the Open Champinship in Prestwick, Scotland.Fact 6:
The longest putt ever was as long as 114 meters.Fact 7:
The number of dimples on a golf ball is either 336 for an American ball or 330 for a British ball.Fact 8:
The youngest golfer to shoot a hole-in-one was the five year Coby Orr. It happened in Littleton, Colorado, in 1975.Fact 9:
The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million.Fact 10:
The word caddy comes from the French word for student, cadet, which is pronounced cad-DAY. Go to more sport facts ❯
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