Information About Golf - Golf Sports

Golf is the sport game in which the players are using several types of clubs and hits a ball into each hole on the golf course in the lowest possible number of strokes. The first game of golf was played at Bruntsfield links, in Edinburgh, Scotland in A.D. 1456. Now the golf has become the worldwide sport, with a golf courses on the majority of countries.

Golf equipment basically encompasses into various items that are used to play the sport of golf. Players usually carry many types of clubs during the game. In this game, there are three types of club that is irons, woods and putters. Golf is played with in the area of land that is designated by a golf course.

Each game of golf is based on a number of holes and each hole is classified by its par as well as, the par of a hole is determined by the tree-to-green distance. The typical length of the par-three hole ranges between 91 and 224 meters and the length of the par-four hole ranges between 225 and 434 meters. A round is basically consists of 18 holes that are played in the order which is determined by the course layout. On a nine-hole course, a standard round consists of two successive nine hole round.

The clubs of the golf game are divided into six types such as woods, irons, wedges, hybrid woods and putters.In the golf games, the players are sinking the small ball with the few strokes into consecutive holes and the hole is divided into three primary areas like A putting green area, Flat starting point and A fairway.

The course is between 5000 to 7000 yards in the length which consists of 18 holes and the shapes of the holes are like a cup. The actual size of the cup is 4.5 inch in diameter. Golf balls are made of woods that were replaced in the 17th century.