Outline of golf

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The MacDonald boys playing golf by 18th-century portrait painter Jeremiah Davison

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to golf:

Golf – precision club and ball sport, in which competing players (or golfers) use many types of clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a golf course using the fewest strokes.

What type of thing is golf?

Aerial view of a golf course

Golf can be described as all of the following:

Variations of golf

Miniature golf course in Bulltoftaparken in Malmö, Sweden

Variations of golf

History of golf

The Repton Bridge on Stoke Park's Golf Course, opened in July 1909

History of golf

Golf course

Fairway bunkers at the Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Township, Michigan

Golf course

Golf courses around the world

Rules of golf

After a bunker shot a player should rake the sand smooth again

Rules of golf

Golf equipment

Golf clubs in a golf bag

Golf equipment

Game play

Golf culture

A golf caddie depicted in a late-18th-century painting

Golf organizations

Golf competitions

Golf by country

Media coverage of golf

Golf on US media

The channel focuses on live coverage of tournaments, as well as factual and instructional programming
ABC golf commentator Chris Schenkel in 1964
Fox USGA commentator Greg Norman in 2013

Persons influential in golf

Tiger Woods in 2007


See also


External links

  • The R&A, St Andrews
  • USGA: United States Golf Association
  • International Golf Federation (IGF)
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