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Golf Fun Facts

An eagle, as we all know, is a prey bird. But what is Eagle in golf? Here we have some amazing facts about golf - the club and ball sport.

Do you know the word eagle as a scoring term in a sport? It means, in any hole, a score of 2 under par.

Golf Fun Facts

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In the 1920s and 1930s, Gene Sarazen was considered a prominent American golf player. He is credited with having invented the modern sand wedge.
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Dwight D Eisenhower is the only US President who was a club member of the Augusta National until the time of his death.
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The first stroke system on Golf was called a Bogie. It was developed in the 19th century in England. Later in the 20th century, this term was used as one above par.
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Colin Stuart Montgomerie has won eight European Tour Order of Merit titles. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland has is nicknamed Monty.
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Lefty is the nickname of Phil Mickelson is an American golf player. In the 1990s and early 2000s, he was one of the most dominant players on the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) Tour.
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The real-life name of Tiger Woods is Eldrick Tont Woods. He is regarded as one of the greatest golf players of all time.
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One of the scoring terms in golf is a “Birdie.” Technically it is a score one less than the par score. This scoring term has been in use since 1910.
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Frederick Steven Couples, a golf player from the USA, has won 64 professional tournaments. He won his first major championship in 1992, although his first PGA tours win in 183 at Kemper Open.
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The time allowed in golf to search for a lost ball is 3 minutes. It was changed in 2019 from 5 minutes to 3 minutes. A provisional ball is provided to the player if the ball is not found within this time.
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Before starting the use of rubber for making golf balls, the balls used to be made from wood or leather, also known as feathery balls.

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