Golf is one of the most respected and well known sport in the world but there are many details and facts about it that are less known. To know more about Golf, you can go through the following given details and facts:
The history of Golf:
The earliest known reference of golf was made in the year 1452. In the year 1810, the first woman’s gold tournament was held in Scotland. In 1951, Golf Digest published its first issue and in 1995, the Golf channel made its debut.
The history of Golf clothing:
The attire of a Golfer consists of headwear, shoes, pants, tops, jackets and gloves. In the 1910s and 1920s, golfers used to wear a single breasted jacket with a waist coat and knickers while in 1950s and 1960s, fashion golfers wore loose khaki pants and light polos.
Ryder Cup 2012
Ryder cup is played every two years in either Europe or United States. It lasts for 3 days and each participating team has 12 players. This year the Ryder cup was played at Medinah Country club, Illinois from September 28-30 and this was the 39th edition of the game.
International Golf travel
Some important things to pack before going for an international Golf event are replacement spikes, golf socks, golf towels, replacement gloves, an umbrella, stroke counters and scorecard holder.
Tiger VS Jack: Who is the greatest Golfer of all time?
Tiger Woods has earned $ 99037940 by playing Golf whereas Jack Nicklaus has earned $ 5714282. Jack Nicklaus has won 18 major championships while Tiger Woods has won 14 of them. Infact Jack is ahead Tiger in all championships of the game such as the Masters, US Open, PGA and British open but the difference isn’t too vast.
PGA Champion Tournament
The PGA Championship was established in 1916 and the winner received $500 and a diamond studded gold metal. The winner of the PGA championship 2011 went home with a prize of $7.5 Million. The PGA championship ‘most wins’ tag goes to Walter Hagen and Jack Nicklaus with 5 wins each.
The Masters Tournament was first held in the year 1934 at the Augusta National Golf Club. This tournament has had 46 winners from 10 different Nations. Jack Nicklaus has won 6 Masters Tournament which is the maximum number of wins as far as this tournament is concerned.
The real cost of checking your Golf bag
Some of the top travel cases on Amazon.com are:
- Club glove personalized burst proof 2 wheeled travel covers at $229.95.
- Sun Mountain Club Driver wheeled travel covers at $279.95.
- Golf travel bags the vault hard travel case at $149.95
Used Golf Balls
Used golf balls are rated into 4 categories:
- Grade: Mint Like new balls
- Grade A:Near perfect balls
- Grade B: a little flawed balls
- Grade C: very used balls
Ryder Cup 2012 debutants
5 players made their debut at the Ryder Cup 2012. They are:
- Keegan Bradley aged 26
- Jason Dufner aged 35
- Webb Simpson aged 27
- Brandt Snedeker aged 31
- Nicolas Colsaerts aged 29