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Golf Ladies And Gentlemen

It is the internet myth that the name of the popular Scottish game Golf stands for “Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden.” The word golf originates form medieval Scottish and Dutch dialects. Back in a day before the creation of dictionaries, there was no standardized spelling of any given word. So it is believed that word golf originates from Dutch word “kolf” or “kolve” which meant “club.” Later on old Scots dialect transformed the word into “gouf” or “golve .”

4 thoughts on “Golf Ladies And Gentlemen

  1. Have you ever played golf with women Paul lol! I play off a handicap of 6 and can say that a round of golf with no men in front of me can be finished in 2 1/2 hours! 🙂 lol

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