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History of Golf

Golf is an American sport in which participants use various golf equipment to move a small ball from a series of starting points (tees) on the course to a series of holes. The contestant who pots the ball with fewer strokes wins. The origins of the sport are difficult to ascertain, but there is evidence that early golf was played in Holland and later in Scotland. On April 11, 1899, Coburn Haskell, a golfer from Cleveland, Ohio, …

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