Everyone should have a hobby, something they enjoy to do. The best kinds of hobbies are the ones that help you to relax and also keep you fit. Does such a hobby exist? Of course it does: golf! Golf is a popular pastime all over the world. Whether you're touring around the globe or teaching preschool, you're bound to meet a kindred spirit who also loves to spend his or her spare time on the links. This website is dedicated to golf and everything is has to offer you. We stand behind our motto, which millions of golfers all over the world believe: it pays to golf!
For those of you who aren't familiar with golf and how it's played, our section on the rules of golf should help enlighten you. Golf originated in Scotland in the 1100s, when shepherds working in rolling green fields decided to hit some rocks into rabbit holes. Today's sport of golf is played on groomed fields with carefully placed holes and specially designed clubs and balls - though you might find an enthusiast who has turned their yard into an outdoor practice putting green.
Because golf is played outdoors on courses that are sometimes several kilometers long, playing golf on a regular basis can have many health benefits. It gets fresh air into your lungs, it exercises your muscles, and it engages your brain as your figure out which club to use and how hard to hit the ball. For people who spend all their time sitting indoors at desks, having a hobby like golf can actually increase their life expectancy and release stress. But more than that, it's a fun pastime that they can share with their friends.
A fair amount of wheeling and dealing goes on at golf courses too, so learning golf can actually help your career. You might be called upon to attend a fundraiser or to meet a prospective client on the links for a meeting. If you're interested in taking up golf, whether it's to get exercise, have a good time with friends, or to improve your career prospects, we can direct you toward some good places to take lessons and give you tips on how to improve your game, both on the course and on the business side of things.
Unfortunately for some people, there are often steep fees associated with playing on a golf course. If you know someone who loves golf but can't afford to get out much, you might consider getting him or her a gift certificate for a few rounds at a favorite course. We'll tell you all about some of the best courses to play on, and much more. To get started with learning about golf, choose a topic from the navigation bar at the top of the page. From there you can select an article on the subject of your choice. We're always exploring new aspects of how it pays to golf, so if you've got one feel free to contact us.
Here are the top 100 golf courses in the world according to Golf.com.