Ten fun facts about Golf

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Fact 1:
The world's longest golf course is the international golf club which located in Massachusetts. The course has a lenght of about 7600 meters.

Fact 2:
The first golf balls used in the 16th century are believed to have been made out of wood.

Fact 3:
About 25% of the golfers in the world are women.

Fact 4:
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.

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Short about Golf
Is a game played in an open field where the golfer plays his golf ball into a hole.