9 Smashing Facts About Golf

August is National Golf Month.

In 1971, astronaut Alan Shepard hit golf balls while on the moon.

Scotland is the birthplace of golf.

You might be surprised by what’s inside of a modern golf ball.

Golf is the only pro sport in which the lowest score wins. (58 is the lowest-ever score on the PGA Tour.)

The longest recorded drive was 515 yards.

The longest recorded putt was 395 feet.

The odds of making two holes-in-one during a single round are 1 in 67 million.

There are 336 dimples on a golf ball.

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