A titanium driver hitting a golf ball can create a sonic boom
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball
Golf has been played on the moon! (Alan Shepard 1971)
The longest hole on a golf course is the sixth hole at the Koolan Island Course in Australia. The hole measures 860 yards
Scotland invented golf but then banned the game in 1647.
It was rumoured to stand for Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden. That is in fact wrong. The medieval Dutch word “kolf” or “kolve” meant “club.” It is believed that word passed to the Scots, whose old Scots dialect transformed the word into “golve,” “gowl” or “gouf.”
The origin of this phrase comes from God be with you. It has been shortened over the years since 16th century. Shakespeare used “God be wy you.” The substitution for good for God seems to have been mainly due to the influence of such phrases as ” good day” and ” good night.”
The word Ciao actually means both “hello” and “goodbye” and origianlly meant “servant” in Venetian