Golf Games

The word “golf” is derived from the medieval Dutch language, where the word “kolf,” or “kolve,” simply meant “club.” It was passed to the Scots, whose dialect translated it into “glove,” “gowl” or “gouf.” By the 16th century, “golf” had emerged. The first game may have been played on the manicured lawns of Bruntsfield Links in Edinburgh in 1456. Golf–in the standard form we know today–has been played on Scotland’s Musselburgh Links since 1672. Variations of the game had been …


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