10th April, 2018 will be.. Golfer’s Day
Some golf-addicted people might suggest that every day is a Golfer’s day, but on 10th April, the game is official. Well, the question which bumps in mind is that the day is to honor the sport, the golfer or the weather? The answer goes a little with each of the options. Golfer’s day is celebrated to show your thankfulness towards the one who invented the game which is addictive yet relaxing at the same time. And there is only one way to remember Golfer’s day, and it is to go out on a golf course and celebrate the day by playing golf.
Golf is known as a club-and-ball sport in which golfers uses some clubs to hit the balls into a sequence or series of holes in the least possible strokes. Golf, unlike other ball sports, cannot be played on standard grounds as they do not contain a series of holes. People play this game in a course with an arrangement of progressed 18 holes. The recreational courses are competitively smaller, and they might contain nine holes progressively. Some people say that the word golf may derive from phrase “gentlemen only, ladies are forbidden.” Others believe that the word might come from the word “kolf” – belonging to the Dutch language which means a kind of stick, or the word “goulf” derived from the Scottish language.
Origin of Golfer’s Day
The Professional Golf Association (PGA) comes into being on 10th of April in the year 1916. The information about the creator of this game is not confirmed yet but the game proceeded on and after 1916. According to some readers, the tabular steel golf club shaft was approved in the year 1924 for championship plays.
On Golfer’s Day, anyone who is addicted to playing golf put back all their duties and spend their day in playing this game. Another advantage of the day is that the weather of April is probably perfect in the US as well as other countries for enjoying an outing. The day is also a tribute to those who created the sport, a tribute to the game and a tribute to those golfers who have been defining the sport since ages.
Advantages of Playing Golf
Many Golfers consider this game as a very relaxing and therapeutic type of a game which keeps you connected with your friend’s circle. The reason behind considering golf stress relieving game is that it let you release your tension by physical activity as well as by the pleasure of walking in an open natural environment. The game is also found to be healthy for your heart. Walking around any course of golf between 5 to 7 kilometers will result in the form of providing you with a quantitative amount of exercise which is healthy for your heart. Playing this game daily also results in keeping you fit and hence losing extra fats of your body.
So if you want to grab all these benefits then don’t forget to celebrate the Golfer’s Day with complete sportsmanship.
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