Simple And Short History Of Golf
- 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
Credit for this infographic goes to Golfing World. Golfing World’s golf videos were used for the research in this infographic.