Golf Trivia & Interesting Facts

* India was the first country outside Great Britain to take up the game of golf.

* Seve Ballesteros was disqualified from the 1980 US Open when he was late for his tee off time.

* Hootie and the Blowfish played at Tiger Wood’ wedding.

* The Masters was not played in 1943, 1944 or 1945 during World War 11. Turkeys and cattle were bred on the Augusta course instead!

* Dennis Quaid plays off a 1 handicap, Justin Timberlake off a 6, Hugh Grant off a 7 and Catherine Zeta-Jones off a 24, whereas her husband, Michael Douglas, plays off a 15.

* There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.