Interesting facts about
• The word “caddy” comes from “cadet,” the French word for “student.” • A regulation golf ball contains 336 dimples.
Medicine Hat’s Golf Apparel & Equipment Headquarters!
• All fittings are FREE with purchase of any club/clubs.
• Be fit the proper way, by our certified club fitter using our simulator and flightscope technology.
• We offer full club repairs including, re-gripping, re-shafting and club bending.
• Lesson packages available. • EXCLUSIVE DEALER FOR TRAVIS MATHEW.
Golf is played all over the globe. Golf is one of the world’s oldest sports, boasting a rich history. Golf is a sport of skill, that can involve not only athletic prowess, but also brain power. Here are some interesting facts about the game.
• To this date, golf is only one of two games to be played on the moon. The other is a javelin throw.
• Long before the advent of tees, golfers played off of hand-built sand piles.
• In 1889, Ab Smith inadvertently coined the phrase “birdie,” when he hit a shot he defined as a “bird of a shot.”
• Making a hole-in-one during a round of golf is quite a challenge. However, the odds of making two are incredibly low, at one in 64 million.
• Only around 20 percent of golfers have a handicap below 18. The United States Golf Teachers Federation defines handicap as “a measure of a player’s current ability over an entire round of golf, signified by a number. The lower the number, the better the golfer is.”
Elkwater golf Course
• Total Length: 2,924 yards • 3 Sets of tees • Par 36
ELKWATER PARK Golf Course
70 KM SE of Medicine Hat
9 HOLE COURSE WITH LICENSED CLUB HOUSE
Monday to Thursday
BUY 2 GREEN FEES 9 holes - $20
and get 1/2 price power cart rental (excluding holidays)
#4 – 3271 Dunmore Road SE • 403.487.4653 Tuesday - Friday 9am to 5pm Saturday 10am to 5pm
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Driving Range • Power Carts • Club Rentals Kids 12 and under Golf Free when accompanied by an adult
403-893-2167 • www.elkwatergolf.ca
41406713 • 04/10/2021
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