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Interesting facts about golf you probably didn’t know (part 02)

  • The ability to gain HIO (par 3) of a normal golfer is about 1/12500. While the score of -4 below par, or HIO par is as rare as the two consecutive HIO phases mentioned above with the rate of 1 in 67 million.
  • There are currently only 2 subjects played by humans on the moon, which are golf and javelin throwing. The person with the honor of using the 6-sided iron rod of Ms. Hang named Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr., an American astronaut.
    Before golf tee was introduced and became popular, golfers had to play on the sand dunes they built themselves.
  • If you do not use a tram, on average, with 18 holes of golf course you have traveled approximately 6.5km, burning about 400 calories. Normally, Vietnam’s golf courses do not encourage walking because tram cars reduce the time to travel on the course quite a lot.
  • The first 18-hole golf course in the US was located on a sheep farm in Downer’s Grove, Illinois in 1892. Currently the golf course is still in operation even though it has been reduced to 9 holes.
  • The Chinese government banned the construction of new golf courses a few years ago, however this did not prevent the city and the community from building them. To circumvent the law, the developers did not mention golf course construction in their plans.
    Knowing a little more is not really anyone, reading after 2 minutes you can have interesting quizzes to tell on clubhouse. Wish golfer has a bogey-free day, and don’t forget to call Alegolf us to get a good price.
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Interesting facts about golf you probably didn’t know (to be continued)

After an afternoon wandering to pick up the ball on the training ground, Alegolf collected a basket of “truths” about golf. Maybe golfer has heard most of the interesting statistics below but may find the forgotten things. The lost information when recovered brings an interesting feeling like setting a field for our comrades and discovering that the whole group is always enjoying our preferential treatment.

  • Caddy in golf comes from “le Cadet” in French meaning “the youngest child in the family”
    In the year 1914 during World War I, caddy had become so arrogant that the British experimented with dogs as bat bearers. (The picture was not taken at WWI but the reader can imagine how a dog is a caddy)
  • The golf ball will go further on hot days because the air is then less dense, making the ball less friction.
    In terms of distance, the farthest drive was taken by Anglo-American golfer Michael Hoke Austin when he scored a record 471m (515 yards).
  • In the beginning, golf balls were made of wood, of course their durability was not high.
    Sometimes, golf balls were made of leather and feathers or goose feathers and sold for 10 to 20 dollars.
  • The ball is cheaper and the first day golfer is rich. There are 125,000 golf balls being beaten into the water at the 17th hole of Sawgrass Stadium every year.
  • Female golfer Kassandra Komma from Oakland University has a record of scoring 2 holes in one in a match in the first 9 holes. Both are listed in par3, the 3rd hole with a distance of 162m and the 7th with a distance of 99m.