Here in the United States, golf courses can be found in just about every single community – and sometime even more than one, depending on the location. Golfing is hugely popular in the United States both as a sport as well as a social activity. And not only do people go golfing on a regular basis (even if it’s just, in some cases, mini golfing) but they watch golf games as well. Golf is a highly televised sport, and one that millions tune in to see during important events in the golfing world. Professional golfers have even devoted their life to the game of golf.
After all, golfing takes dedication and time to truly master, as can be seen in many statistics surrounding that. In fact, the chances of getting two holes in one during a single game of golf are so incredibly slim that the chances of doing so are actually only just one out of every 67 million. In shorter terms, it’s not likely to happen at all. While golfing might look easy, golfing takes truly a vast amount of time and skill to cultivate, and this is what the professionals of the sport have given to it over the course of their careers.
And golfing is certainly open to beginners as well. After all, more and more people take up the game of golf each and every year, both here in the United States as well as elsewhere throughout the world. The year of 2015 alone saw more than two million people start to play golf, and more and more people have continued to join and partake in the game as time has passed on. There are certainly many reasons to do so.
For one thing, golf is often a social sport, and people can play golf to get to know one another on better terms. For many people, this is certainly an incentive to take up the game. It’s also a great way to introduce more physical activity into your weekly routine, if not your daily one. After all, with only around 5% of all people getting even just 30 minutes of exercise a day and only about one third of the total adult population of this country meeting the weekly exercise guidelines, a great many of us could really benefit from exercise on a regular basis, something that golfing can offer us.
And even if you don’t have time to go to an actual golf course, golfing can still be accessible to you through the purchase of a home golf simulator. Home golf simulators have become more and more common in the years that have recently passed and are a way that many people go golfing without actually going golfing. When the weather is bad or time is tight, using a high end golf simulator can keep you on track to meet your golfing goals.
Of course, it will take you some time to meet these goals, especially if you take up golfing and have never done it before. Golfing is something that can more than pay off in the end, but it is certainly far from easy, as has been briefly mentioned above. In order to partake in the game of golf on a regular basis and in order to see improvements, you truly must be willing to put in a good deal of hard work. For many people, this is more than worth it at the end of the day.
After all, golf is quite immensely popular indeed, no doubt about it. Golf has been around for up to 500 years, since it was first developed in Scotland, and has become much loved all throughout the world in the time that has passed us by since. Although the game of golf and its overall reach has already grown quite impressively in the time between then and now, golf will likely continue to grow in the years that are ahead of us as well. After all, many people love to both play and watch golf quite a lot, and many others are looking into taking it up, a larger number by the year.