I don't have any statistics, but more people get hit by Golf balls. Most people have the sense to get off the course or not go on it if there is a threat of lightening. Being hit by a golf ball is one of the most dangerous things that will happen on a golf course, so if you hear 'fore' duck.
Can't said so. But its happen more in bare land than a place with dense trees.
It is not dangerous at all if you will merely utilize your #3 iron - even God can't hit a 3 iron!But seriously, folks: Lightning is unpredictable. 'Nuff said.AnswerA person on a golf course can easily be taller than her/his surroundings and golf clubs are natural lightning rods. You have a greater chance of being in the path of a lightning strike while on a wide open area such as a golf course beach or athletic field. Standing in the vicinity of a tree on a golf course is also dangerous since the tree may attract a lightning strike. The documented average of deaths by lightning in the United States is 73 per year. Five percent happen on golf courses. See links for more information.
According to Google Answers, Florida has the most golf courses (1,261) in the USA. According to National Geographic, Florida is the Lightning capital of the USA. One could logically conclude that the answer to your question si Florida.
You are holding a long metal pole (golf club).
Lightning strikes elevated objects, including trees, and carrying a metal golf club adds to the likelihood of being struck.
You'll never play golf on Tiger's golf course over there.
Because during a thunder and lightning storm lightning will hit the highest point in a big empty space.
It is a golf links if the course is near the sea. Otherwise it is a golf course if further inland.
The golf course closest to USC is Brookside Golf Course. It is located beside the Rose Bowl. It is a public golf course.
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A mini golf course has obstacles and hills and bumps and a traditional golf course has a green and a fairway
Your odds of being struck by lightning at any time is about 1 in 250,000. If you are playing golf and there is lightning, your odds drop to about 1 in 10,000.