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Golf. By: Devin Seyler. Outline. History Important Dates Equipment Scoring Careers My Internship. History. Records show that golf was played as early as 1672. However, it is claimed that Mary, Queen of Scots, played the game as early as 1567.

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Golf

By: Devin Seyler

outline
Outline
  • History
  • Important Dates
  • Equipment
  • Scoring
  • Careers
  • My Internship
history
History
  • Records show that golf was played as early as 1672. However, it is claimed that Mary, Queen of Scots, played the game as early as 1567.
  • Between 1750 and 1850, golf developed into the game we know today.
  • May 14, 1754, 22 ‘Noblemen and Gentlemen’ formed the Society of St Andrews Golfers and began playing for the silver club annually over the Links of St Andrews.
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History
  • In 1764, the Links, St. Andrews, which later became known as the Old Course, was reduced from 22 holes to 18, which, gradually became accepted as the standard format for golf courses.
  • First tournament, October 17,1860
  • Professional Golfer’s Association founded in 1916
scoring
Scoring
  • Lowest score wins
  • Each hole has a set “par”
    • Par is how many strokes it should take the player to put the ball in the hole.
  • Par on front nine + par on back nine = total score
    • Ex. 36+36=72
careers
Careers
  • Tour professional
  • Golf club/course professional
    • Lessons
    • Club fitting
    • Re-shafting and re-gripping
  • Golf course management
  • Turf management
    • Superintendent
    • Grounds crew
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