What is golf?
A precision club and ball.
Goal: play each hole of a golf course with the
feewest number of strokes. A golf course is a serieof holes differently shaped: usually 18 holes
Golf in Facts
Players in France: nearly 900 000 players in
2006 Number of golf course in France:678 Percent of France territory: 0,06% Turnover: 1,5 billion EUR 13 000 employees
Golf players by age and gender
Young men (8%) Young women (3%) Men (63%)Women (26%)
Rules of Golf
Governed by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club St
Andrews (1754) and United States Golf Association (USGA) In addition Golf Etiquette.
Numeric Term -5 Specific Term Ostrich Definition Five Strokes under par
-2 -1 E +1 +2 +3 +4
Condor AlbatrossEagle Birdie Par Bogey Double Bogey Triple Bogey Quadruple Bogey
Four strokes under par Three strokes under par
Two strokes under par One stroke under par Equalsto par One stroke up par Two strokes up par Three strokes up par Four strokes up par
Various ways to play
Stroke play Stableford Matchplays
Match plays Foursome
Golf courses are made usually 18 holes. Made of fairway, rough and other hazards such
as sandbunker, grass bunker, water… and the well known putting green.
Famous Golf players
Famous Golf Tournements
Ryder Cup Augusta Master Open de France Women
Why do I like golf?
Meet people Be outside Escape from stress Always a different game
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