Tag :: Golf

Golf is an outdoor games which is played in a large open air-course where a small hard ball is struck with a club (called golf club) into a series of 9 or 18 holes spaced in a certain distance. Each hole has its points or score standard known as par in golf, usually from 3 par to 5 par. The object is being used to the fewest possible strokes to complete the course. One who plays golf is known as Golfer. Golf is one of the very famous outdoor games/ Sports in the world. The origin of Golf is hard to state but looking from the evidences, it suggests the game to be initiated from Netherlands first and then in Scotland.

The major equipment used in Playing Golf are Golf Balls and the Golf Clubs. A golfer can have maximum of 14 Golf clubs in his golf bag. Unlike other ball games, it do not require a standardize area. What it needs is an open space and enters the golf balls in the series of holes. The difficulty of the game is measured by the length of the grasses in the course. There is no hard and fast rule in Golf. You just need to stick on your ball and series of holes. The rules of Golf are set by the R&A, spun off from The Royal Golf Club of St. Andrews (1754) and the United States Golf Association (USGA). The official rule book on its back cover states on the principle fairness of rules as:

“Play the ball as it lies, play the course as you find it and if you cannot do either, do what is fair.”