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Golf course - Wikipedia

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A golf course is the grounds where the game of golf is played. It comprises a series of holes, each consisting of a teeing ground, a fairway, the rough and other hazards, and a green with a flagstic...

18 Hole Round - Scottish Golf History

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18 Hole Round. Many people have asked why golf courses have eighteen holes and this is now the universal format played today. The early golf courses all had ...

Why Golf Courses Have 18 Holes : snopes.com

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Jul 28, 2015 ... Rumor: Golf courses have 18 holes because 18 shots makes up a bottle of scotch .

Why Do Golf Courses Have 18 Holes? | NBC Chicago

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May 6, 2010 ... Phil Rogers heads out to the links to the very first golf course in America with a full 18 holes to find out the answer. (Published Friday, May 7, ...

Why is a round of golf 18 holes? - FunTrivia.com

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May 31, 2006 ... The real answer is that since the game originated in Scotland, the number of holes on a golf course was equivalent to the number of "shots" in a ...

Why 18 Holes

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Today's round of golf is 18 holes because this is how many holes The Old Course in St. Andrews has. In 1764, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club (R&A) decided ...

Why Do Golf Courses Have 18 Holes? - About.com

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Nov 18, 2016 ... The standard length of a golf course and round of golf is 18 holes. But why? Like many things in golf history, it traces to The Old Course at St.

Why do golf courses have 18 holes? - Quora

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The Old Course at St. Andrews has been played on since the 15th century and for a long time had 11 holes, which you would play in one direction going out, ...

Las Vegas Golf Getaways – The Hole Truth: 3 of Golf's Greatest ...

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Jul 15, 2013 ... Here, we debunk three of the most wide-spread fables in golf history. ... The Myth: Golf courses have 18 holes because there are 18 shots in a ...

FAQs - British Golf Museum

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There is no specific date for when 18 holes became the standard number of holes on a course. In 1842, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club issued new rules for its ...