Become PROFESSIONAL GOLFER
Golf is a sport that you can play from childhood through your golden years. This sport enables you to spend time outside and enjoy the weather while getting a little exercise. Golf is not an easy sport to learn, however. It takes patience and a good attitude. With practice, golf can provide many enjoyable afternoons spent with family and friends.
-Originally golf balls were stuffed with feathers. The tighter packed the feathers, the further the ball would fly. This type of ball was used until 1848.
-Between 1990 and 2003, developers built more than 3,000 new golf courses in the United States, bringing the total to about 16,000.
-There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball. A dimpled golf ball can travel up to four times farther than smooth-surfaced golf balls.
-Tiger Woods made his first ace at the age of eight years old
-When golf was first played professionally there were only 13 rules. Now there are 34.
-There are currently 2 golf balls sitting on the moon.
-About 25% of golfers are women.
-The world's highest golf course is the Tactu Golf Club in Morococha, Peru, which sits 14,335 feet above sea level at its lowest point.
-The youngest player to score a hole-in-one was Jake Paine in 2001; he was 3 and aced a 65-yard hole in Lake, Forest California.