The first golf balls were made of Wood.
The first rules of golf were a code of thirteen laws created in 1744 from the Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers. In 1754 the Society of St. Andrews Golfers also adopted this code of thirteen rules. In 1888 the Society of St. Andrews Golfers, now the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, drew up their own set of rules and by 1897 the R&A was generally accepted as the governing body of Golf. When the USGA was founded in 1894 they adopted the R&A's code of rules and added a few of their own. It took until 1952 for the USGA and R&A to settle on a uniform set of rules for the game of golf. In 2004 the governing body for the rules of golf split off from the R&A Golf Club of St. Andrews to form a group solely focused on governing the rules. This group is known solely as the R&A. Now the R&A and USGA meet regularly to discuss and coordinate rules.
Soccer balls are used instead of golf balls in the sport FootGolf. The cups are made bigger for the soccer ball and the rules of the game follow the rules of golf.
WestingHouse made the first ever golf cart.
Golf first started in Scotland as early as the 1400s.
45.93 grams is the maximum weight under the rules of golf. Nearly all golf balls are made exactly to this weight to get the most distance.
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Golf tees are usually made of wood or plastic and are used to hold the golf ball stationary before the first shot is made. 3000 golf tees can be made from 1 tree trunk.
Dr. James Naismith's made the first 13 rules in basketball
In the early days of golf, wooden balls were used. Starting in the 1800s, golf balls were made of a feather filled leather ball.