Golf Is a Popular Sport for Everyone

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Do you want to learn to play golf? Or are you thinking of getting out on the golf course and start whacking the little, hard white ball? You may be thinking that golf is complicated, especially if you consider the different kind of clubs and unique lingo associated with this game. Not forgetting to mention the myriad of rules you need to learn before you qualify to be a pro. Admittedly, golf is no simple sport.

Yet it’s very popular worldwide. Golf presents many opportunities you can take advantage of. As of 2018, over 200 countries out of a possible 245 have several golf courses. This global reach is quite impressive, and it means that you can play golf in about 85% of all countries across the world. Put simply, around the world, there are 33.161 global golf facilities and approximately 567,111 holes. And 25,000 of these facilities are open to the public. Chances are high that even if you’re not a golfing pro, you’ve had a go at golf in one form or the other. You may have seen your friend play golf, hit a golf ball around the park with one club, or try your hand on the local driving range. You may also have gained interest in golf if you see golf legends, such as Tiger Woods, prosper in this game.

Yet it’s very popular worldwide. Golf presents many opportunities you can take advantage of. As of 2018, over 200 countries out of a possible 245 have golf courses. This global reach is quite impressive, and it means that you can play golf in about 85% of all countries across the world. Put simply, around the world, there are 33.161 global golf facilities and approximately 567,111 holes.

Whether you’ve some knowledge in golf or not, you need to take lessons if you want to be a good golfer. Even for the most talented athlete, golf, unlike other sports, is not easy to master. But first, why do you want to play golf? Is it for social reason or is it because you want to become a pro? The amount of time and money you’re willing to invest also matters a lot when learning golf. If you’re doing it for social purposes, you would better go for basic instructions from your friends.

Unlike other sports like football where athleticism is a plus, you can’t muscle your way to greatness when it comes to golf. But it’s not as if you’ll need a miracle to learn playing golf. Once you learn the rules, you’ll enjoy this game.

Golf can be quite an expensive sport, especially if you take it seriously or you play it professionally. Good news is that you don’t have to break the bank if you’re a beginner. So what equipment and clothing gear do you need to play golf? And what are the golf rules and etiquette you need to know?

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