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Is golf an old man’s game?

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Is golf an old man’s game?


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The game at the highest level is played on a course with an arranged progression of 18 holes, though recreational courses can be smaller, usually 9 holes. Each hole on the course must contain a tee box to start from, and a putting green containing the actual hole or cup (4.25 inches in diameter). On likes Sierra Leone who is using browns (sands mix with born oil).

 There are other standard forms of terrain in between, such as the fairway, rough (long grass), sand traps (or “bunkers”), and various hazards (water, rocks, fescue) but each hole on a course is unique in its specific layout and arrangement.

Golf is played for the lowest number of strokes by an individual, known as stroke play, or the lowest score on the most individual holes in a complete round by an individual or team, known as match play. Stroke play is the most commonly seen format at all levels, but most especially at the elite level.

Sports loving fans says the game golf is an expensive game and not everyone can afforded to play it in the country like football which is cheaper to play. Golf is not a well know game in the country is only played in one location along the western area (LUMLEY BEACH ROAD) Sierra Leone is a country with over 80% of sports loving fans like football, but will fans turn their attention now to golf while the country is planning to host is 2017 golf open?

This year Sierra Leone golf open is expected to see the champion take home about twenty million Leones and also expected to see over hundreds of golf professionals to participate in the open. It is expected that fans will turn out to watch the second golf open after the Ebola outbreak in the country.

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