* Golfers use an estimated $800 million worth of golf balls annually.
* Mary, Queen of Scots, is the first recorded lady golfer. She played both at St Andrews and in Edinburgh in 1563 and was chastised for playing golf only a few days after the murder of her husband, Lord Darnley.
* Who said: “ The reason the pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can’t see him laughing”? – Phyllis Diller
* On February 6, 1971 the first golf ball was hit on the moon by Alan Shepard.
* Jack Nicklaus became the youngest and oldest player to win the Masters in 1963 and 1986.
* Japanese, Isao Aoki, is the only player to have won events on the PGA Tour, the Senior Tour, the Japanese, European and Australian Tours.