Golf


"Golf isn't everything, it's the only thing"
"Golf ist nicht alles, Golf ist einzigartig"
"Il Golf non è una cosa qualunque, è tutto"

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Q: Why is it called golf?
A: Because all of the other four letter words were taken 


Golf courses I once played or would like to play:
Golfplätze die ich bereits bespielt habe oder noch bespielen möchte:

Campi da golf dove ho avuto occasione di giocare e dove mi piacerebbe giocare:

Grayhawk/AZ - Sedona/AZ - Wigwam/Phoenix/AZ - Pebble Beach/CA - Secret Valley/Paphos/Cyprus - St. Andrews/Scotland - Berchtesgaden/Germany - Goldegg/Salzburg/Austria - Gut Altentann/Salzburg/Austria - Rif/Salzburg/Austria

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GRAYHAWK - Scottsdale/AZ/USA


USA - Scotland - Cyprus - Germany - Austria

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GOLF - History about the word "Caddie":



Q: Where did the term 'Caddie' come from?

A: When Mary Queen of Scots went to France as a young girl, Louis, King of France, learned that she loved the Scots game 'golf.' He had the first course outside of Scotland built for her enjoyment.
To make sure she was properly chaperoned (and guarded) while she played, Louis hired cadets from a military school to accompany her.
Mary liked this a lot and when returned to Scotland (not a very good idea in the long run), she took the practice with her. In French, the word cadet is pronounced 'ca-day' and the Scots changed it into caddie.

 




Updated 2016-08-20