Golf

By: Noah Victor Kennedy

Intro

Then, In order to play golf, you need several different types of equipment. You need clubs, a ball, and tees. There are five different types of clubs: Woods, Irons, Putters, Wedges, and Hybrid. Woods are used to drive the ball when you are far away from the hole. Irons and Hybrids are used when you get closer to the green. Wedges help you get your ball out of the sand or onto the green. Once you are on the green, you can use your putter to hit your ball into the hole. There are many different types of golf balls. You don’t have to use just a little white ball anymore. You can now buy golf balls different in many different colors. I have golf balls with my name on them. There are many different types and colors of golf tees too. You can even use an application on your phone to help you play golf. Read my story to find out if you like Golf!

Rules of Golf

First, Golf has several rules in order to play the game. The rules are listed in the Rules of Golf published by the United States Golf Association. Some of the basic rules include definitions of golf terms. For example, the game of golf consists of using a ball and a club from the teeing ground. The object of the game is to hit the ball into the hole, using as few strokes as possible. The hole must be 4 ¼ inches in diameter and at least 4 inches deep. Once you hit your ball, you cannot move itl. Also, you have to use the same ball you tee off with unless you lose it or hit it out of bounds. Many times people play golf in a foursome. This means you play with four people, with two teams of two. There are no referees or umpires in amateur golf. But, they do have judges in professional golf.


Equipment of Golf

Then, In order to play golf, you need several different types of equipment. You need clubs, a ball, and tees. There are five different types of clubs: Woods, Irons, Putters, Wedges, and Hybrid. Woods are used to drive the ball when you are far away from the hole. Irons and Hybrids are used when you get closer to the green. Wedges help you get your ball out of the sand or onto the green. Once you are on the green, you can use your putter to hit your ball into the hole. There are many different types of golf balls. You don’t have to use just a little white ball anymore. You can now buy golf balls different in many different colors. I have golf balls with my name on them. There are many different types and colors of golf tees too. You can even use an application on your phone to help you play golf.


Touraments

Next, There are several different professional tournaments in golf. There are at least 52 tournaments in professional golf in one season. Some of the major tournaments include The Ryder Cup, The Masters, and The Players Championship. The Ryder Cup is played every 2 years. There is a team for the United States and Europe. The Masters is always played in Augusta, Georgia. The Players Championship involves the top 50 players in the world.


Some Fun Facts about Golf

Finally, People have been playing golf for a very long time. The roots of golf can be traced back to 1457 in Scotland. The four major tournaments are: The British Open, The Masters, The U.S Open, and the PGA Championship. These four tournaments are called the Grand Slam of golf. No player has ever won the Grand Slam of golf in one year. Golf is a great outdoor sport. Mike Austin hit the longest golf drive in golf. He hit the ball 515 yards! It is impossible to believe that someone could hit the ball that far. The farthest I have ever hit the ball is about 150 yards. One last incredible fact about golf is the golf ball. There are 336 dimples on a golf ball.


Conclusion

In conclusion, Golf is an old sport you can play with your family. It is very challenging game. You need different equipment to play golf. Although there are many rules, it is fun to play golf.