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.

  1. 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.
  2. The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million.
  3. Tiger Woods snagged his first ace at the tender age of eight years old.
  4. Balls travel significantly further on hot days.
  5. 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.

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