Category: Did You Know including Facts & Figures

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What a load of balls!

What a load of balls!

What a load of balls! is a short golf blog post that supplies you with some amazing facts and figures about golf balls. A short history of the golf ball. The original golf balls were made from various materials including Beechwood and other hardwoods. In 1452, the first written evidence of an official sale of…
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The Most Famous Women Golfers

The Most Famous Women Golfers

The Most Famous Women Golfers is a short golf blog post that takes a look at the most popular players from several countries. The following list points out the best female players from 10 different countries around the world. Remember that this list is not the top ten female golfers of all time but the…
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John Rattray and the Rules of Golf

John Rattray and the Rules of Golf

John Rattray and the Rules of Golf is a short golf blog post explaining who John Rattray was and his link to the rules of Golf. So, Who exactly was John Rattray? John Rattray, 1707-1771 He was born into the Clan Rattray in 1707 and lived in Craighall castle near Blairgowrie & Rattray. After his…
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Scotland’s Oldest Golf Courses

Scotland’s Oldest Golf Courses is a short golf blog that highlights some of the oldest golf courses in Scotland. I feel like I am sticking my neck out on this one because there will be a few of you who will disagree with the following list. Remember that I am writing about the oldest courses…
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The Phantom of The open

The Phantom of The Open

The Phantom of The Open is a short golf blog post that takes a look at the new smash hit golf movie of the decade that’s based on a true story! Have you ever heard of the name Maurice Flitcroft? If not, then read on…   The Story of Maurice Flitcroft Maurice Flitcroft was commonly…
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Frost on the course

Frost on the course

Frost on the course is a short golf blog post that investigates the problem that affects every golf course. So, What is Frost? According to the MET Office, Frost occurs when the temperature of the air in contact with the ground is below the freezing point of water. Ground Frost, which is common on golf…
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Extreme Golf Settings

Extreme golf settings

Extreme golf settings is a short golf blog looking at some of the most unusual places where golf has been played. Whether it was just for fun or some kind of promotion, golf has been played in some strange places. Take a look at the following list to read about some Extreme golf settings. The…
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What makes a good Golf Club

What makes a good Golf Club

What makes a good Golf Club is a short Golf blog post highlighting what members and visitors want from a good Golf Club. Golfers want lots of different things in membership or at a facility. There are also many different styles of golf club that you can join. Public courses, resorts or private clubs are…
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Golf is a real Science

Golf is a real Science

Golf is a real Science is a short golf blog post that attempts to clear up any open questions you may have regarding the golf equipment jargon. Companies will tend to baffle you with science, often abbreviating long words or creating a new language. So, here goes! This is my attempt at making things a…
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What makes a good driving range?

What makes a good driving range?

What makes a good driving range? is a short golf blog post outlining the must-haves of a driving range. I have recently sent questionnaires out to several golfers both amateur and professional. These questionnaires simply asked, What makes a good driving range? Years ago the idea behind a driving range was far superior to just…
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