Brief History Of Golf – Infographic

Simple And Short History Of Golf

Being a golf man myself, this is a very interesting infographic.
  • 1350 a.d. Golf was invented
  • 1457 a.d. Golf was banned
  • 1744 a.d. The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers is formed
  • 1857 a.d. The Golfer’s Manual, written by “A Keen Hand” is published for the public, and it is technically the first golf manual
  • 1975 a.d. Tiger Wood is born (Golf is changed FOREVER)  🙂

Some additional interesting and noteworthy golf facts:

  • 14,355 ft above sea level is the highest course in the world. This golf course is in Peru.
  • 8,325 yards is the longest golf course in the world
  • 77.2% of golfers are men
  • 22.8% of golfers are women
  • There are 336 dimples on a golf ball
  • 125,000 golf balls go into the water every year at the 17th hole at Sawgrass
History of Golf Infographic - Golfing World

History of Golf Infographic – Golfing World

Credit for this infographic goes to Golfing World. Golfing World’s golf videos were used for the research in this infographic.

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