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History has it that the game of “golf” was born in 15th century Scotland. Then around 1744, the first rules of play were codified and established in Edinburgh by The Company of Gentlemen Golfers. Golf has become one of the most popular sports in the world; played in countries as far reaching as Mexico and Ireland, South Africa and China. And, of course, Scotland. And the world has not been the same since. It’s come as no surprise that there are universities offering degrees in Golf.

The best way a beginner can begin is by learning what NOT to do. So, for the novice getting started, the game entails entering a world with a rich and varied history, a major investment of time and money, a demanding physical and mental learning curve and last but not least – days with huge amounts of “FUN”!

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The Exercise

Golfing is one of the best exercises that you can do. I taught this fellow about ten years ago how to play golf. He had bypass surgery done on his heart, and his doctor told him to walk for exercise. So he asked me to teach him how to golf. He was a retired carpenter. Think about it for a second. There is 1760 yards in a mile. The average golf course is anywhere from 5000 yards to 6500 yards on some of the bigger courses, depending on which tee box you are playing from. They say the shortest distance between two points is in a straight line. Can you imagine the amount of walking you can do on any given course, if you

About Golf
A passion, an obsession, a romance, a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand, and water.
~Bob Ryan
Nobody but you and your caddie care what you do out there, and if your caddie is betting against you, he doesn't care, either.
~Lee Trevino
In golf betting, there are three main types of bets you can make for any given golf tournament. You can bet that a particular golfer will win the event, will place in the top three, or will finish higher than another golfer.
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