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The Sports Archives – Who Invented Golf?

The Origins Of The Game Scotland is known as the ‘home of golf’ for good reason. References to golf date back to the 15th century, and was even banned by King James II’s parliament as being a distraction from military … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – That Good, Old Game Of Golf!

Golf is a great game that has been played for many years by many people in all kinds of crazy settings, so, here we’ve accumulated some pretty cool facts you may not know about this seriously impressive sport. Golf as … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Evolution of Golf Clubs!

Golf, a game that dates back hundreds of years, has one of the more fascinating histories of any sport. Seeing the way that talent, rules and sport have changed in order to better suit the times, is remarkable. One of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Rory McIlroy: History As A Golfer!

Claiming he hit his first golf ball when he was two years old, Rory McIlroy has surprised PGA fans everywhere. In 2005, he won the West Ireland Championship and the Irish Close Championships. He was the youngest competitor ever to … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The History Of Golf In America!

  Golf is an increasingly popular international sport. Golf originated in the United Kingdom but, despite golf’s rich tradition in Britain and Ireland, for most of the 20th century it was the Americans that led the sport. For proof of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Five Biggest Chokes in PGA Tour History!

5. Jason Dufner 2011 PGA Championship Jason Dufner had a tremendous year in 2012, turning in one of the most consistent seasons of anyone on the tour, notching his first two PGA tour victories, and contending for major championships.  He … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Evolution of the Golf Club!

The Evolution of the Golf Club The golf club, now a sophisticated piece of metal, has a much cruder past than one might think. While machines and years of engineering have made them into a solid and expensive tool, its … Continue reading

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