Fun Golf Facts (5 FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT GOLF)
Brush up on your golfing knowledge with these facts and trivia about the great game.
- Phil Mickelson, an American golf professional, (shown above) who plays left-handed, is actually right handed. He learned to play golf by mirroring his father’s golf swing, and he has used left handed golf clubs ever since.
- The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million.
- Tiger Woods snagged his first ace at the tender age of eight years old.
- Balls travel significantly further on hot days.
- The first golf balls were made of thin leather stuffed with feathers. Tightly-packed feathers made balls that flew the furthest. Feather balls were used until 1848.