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Brief about Golf
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Brief about Golf

In India, Golf has a long history. Back in the 19th century, India was the first country to accept golf as a sport. In 1829, The Royal Calcutta Golf Club was India’s first golf club. It is the world’s oldest golf club. 

It is not a game that is individually played by the wealthy. Take a look at some of the world’s best player’s profiles. They come from a huge range of backgrounds, including different countries and educational ways. 

Some of the famous golfers in India are Anirban Lahiri, Jyoti Randhawa, Aditi Ashok, Jeev Milkha Singh, and Sharmila Nicollet. 

Undeniably, Golf is a very effective sport with many technicalities, that’s why it is different from other sports. 

Golf derives from an enjoyment proficient on Scotland’s eastern shore, near the royal city of Edinburgh. In 1473-1513, Golf seized its fame after King James IV of Scotland was appealed by the game and became the world’s first golfing king. In 1744, the first club was formed by the Gentlemen Golfers of Leith and set up an annual competition with silverware prizes, thereby introducing the game as a sports Duncan Forbes made some rules for the new competition. 

In 1764, St Andrew’s built the first-ever 18-hole course. In 1834, when King William IV lavish the title ‘Royal and Ancient’ on the club, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews became the world’s premier golf club. 

The equipment which are included in the game is Ball, Clubs for golf, markers for balls, bag for golf, cart for golf, towels, gloves, and club heads.  

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