Celebrated on October 4th every year. The day is credited to all the Golf Players and Golf lovers
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Why Golf Lover’s Day?
This day is credited to all the Golf Players and Golf lovers. Almost all the Americans love this sport game. The Governing body, International Golf Federation has initiated various championship tournament to encourage the younger generation to be involved in this awesome sport.
How we can Celebrate National Golf Lover’s Day:
Enjoy playing Golf on this day and use this hashtag #GolfLoversDay to comment on the social media.
Interesting Facts About Golf Lover’s Day:
- The four Major Championships for men are Masters Tournament, PGA Championship, U.S. Open and The Open Championship. The Masters Tournament is hosted by the Augusta National Golf Club and played at Georgia during the April Month.
- The PGA Championship is hosted by the Professional Golfers’ Association of America and played at various cities during the May Month. The U.S. Open Tournament is hosted by the United States Golf Association and played at various cities during the June Month. The Open Championship is hosted by The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, and played at United Kingdom during the July Month.
- Out of the four Major Championship, the oldest one is the ”The Open Championship” that was first played by the year 1860 ,at Scotland.
- A famous golfer and Scotsman Jahn Reid set tip the first golf club AU the year 1888 and introduced Golf to the Americans.
- The Golf was first played during the 15th century at the Kingdom of Scotland. The history of ancient way of playing Golf is under debate despite some of the historians claimed that golf is a game of Romans; however, it could not be acknowledged due to the lack of evidence.
- James II, King of scots in 15″‘ century banned Golf in the year 1457 citing that he does not want the younger generation to get distracted from archery. Rather, Successor of james III, james IV revoked the ban and became a golfer between 1503 and 1504, a documented report claims.
- A links course named old course situated at St. Andrews, United Kingdom is reported to be one of the oldest golf courses and is being devoted as a pilgrimage by the Golfers. Guinness World Records certify the Musselburgh Links, situated at East Lothian, Scotland, as the oldest golf course.
- The top most country with most golf courses is the United States with 15,372 Golf courses, which is almost 45 percent of the overall Golf Courses in the World. The United States is followed by Japan, Canada ranking the subsequent positions with 2383 and 2363 Golf Courses respectively.
The few famous American Golfers are listed below:
- Babe Didrikson Zanartas-Born on 26 June 1911 -She initially sowed and broke the “Gentleman only, ladies Forbidden” protocol since Golf was a men’s game until the twentieth century. She won 10 LPGA Championship during her venture. Not only in Golf, but, she also excelled in basketball and baseball. In addition, she won two medals in Olympic in track and field game.
- Arnold Palmer —Born on 10 September 1929, he is credited as one of the most successful American Golfers at his era. He won several matches in several PGA Championship Tournaments.
- Phil Michelson, Born on 16 June 1970, fondly nicknamed as “lefty”, has won more than 40 events and he is the one of the 16 players who won three out of the four major championship.
- Tiger Woods-Born on 30 December 1975, is the number one American profession golfer and considered as the all-time best golfer even today. He established himself as one of the highest paid athletes. Despite many controversies related to his personal life and health issues, he has overcome everything and entitled as one of the best athletes in the World.
- Take them as a role model if you are an ardent lover of Golf and implement their strategies to become a great golfer. Happy Golf Lover’s Day to you all.
History of Golf Lover’s Day:
The History of this day is not found within our research.