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Some quite interesting facts about golf- #3 Lingo

  “Links” comes from the Old English hlinc meaning raised or ridged ground. A birdie is a score of one under par – and the birds grow rarer as the score improves: an eagle is two under par, an albatross three under, while four under par is unofficially known as a condor. Scoring a condor – a […]

Some quite interesting facts about golf- #1 Origins

Origins Nobody knows precisely when the sport called “golf” started, as ball and stick games seem to be a constant throughout human history. The Dutch played kolf, which began in the 14th century and involves hitting a ball against a post in the ground. In the French version, jeu de mail, the ball was hit through […]