The Evolution of Golf: A Comprehensive History

  Golf, a sport steeped in tradition and history, has evolved significantly over the centuries. From its humble beginnings in Scotland to its current status as a global phenomenon, golf's evolution is a fascinating journey that reflects societal changes and technological advancements. The origins of golf are shrouded in mystery, with some historians tracing its roots back to the Roman game of paganica, where players used a bent stick to hit a stuffed leather ball. However, the modern game of golf is widely acknowledged to have originated in Scotland during the Middle Ages. The first written record of golf dates back to 1457 when King James II of Scotland banned the game as an unwelcome distraction to archery practice. In the early days, golf was played on natural landforms with ru

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