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Admit Women Or Lose Tokyo Games Golf, IOC tells club

Admit Women Or Lose Tokyo Games Golf, IOC tells club

The club scheduled to host the golf at the 2020 Tokyo Games must allow women to have full membership or organizers will have to find another venue, International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president John Coates told Reuters on Monday. The private Kasumigaseki Country Club in Saitama prefecture, which is set to host both men’s and […]

Nike To Exit Golf Equipment Business

Nike To Exit Golf Equipment Business

Nike Inc (NKE.N), the world’s biggest sportswear maker, said it would stop selling golf equipment, including clubs, golf balls and bags. The company, which built its golf business on the success of golfer Tiger Woods, said it would instead accelerate innovation in its golf footwear and apparel business and on partnering with more golfers. Nike […]

Top 10 Reasons Kids Should Become Junior Golfers

Top 10 Reasons Kids Should Become Junior Golfers

1. Wellness for life: With the youth obesity epidemic in our country, golf is a sport that helps young people get off the couch. When you play golf, walking the golf course and carrying your bag, a 150-pound person burns 350 calories and walks more than 10,000 steps. 2. Spend time with family: Golf is a […]

Understanding The Basic Rules Of Golf

Understanding The Basic Rules Of Golf

Golf is played by striking a ball using a club on an area called “teeing ground.” Once the ball is hit, it typically travels fairways across and onto a next prepared area. A hole could be found in this area that is called a “putting green.” The objective of the game of golf is that […]

Today is…Golfer’s Day

Today is…Golfer’s Day

Some people believe that the word “golf” is derived from the phrase “gentlemen only, ladies forbidden.” However, very few words commonly used in the English language today gained their origins from acronyms. Other possibilities include the Dutch word “kolf,” a kind of stick or club, or “goulf,” a Scottish word meaning “to strike or cuff.” […]

Understanding Golf Terminology

Understanding Golf Terminology

Many people today are interesting in the golf terminology, because often times it seems like golfers have their own separate language when they hit the links. Quite simply, a new golfer has to know the terminology to be able to communicate effectively with other golfers. Here are some quick tips in terms that you will […]

History of Golf

History of Golf

The origins of golf are unclear and much debated. However, it is generally accepted that modern golf developed in Scotland during the Middle Ages. The game did not find international popularity until the late 19th century, when it spread into the rest of the United Kingdom and then to the British Empire and the United […]