The driver swing speed of an average lady golfer is 62mph; 96mph for an average LPGA professional; 84mph for an average male golfer; 108mph for an average PGA Tour player; 130mph for Tiger Woods; 148-152mph for a national long drive champion.
125,000 golf balls a year are hit into the water at the famous 17th hole of the Stadium Course at Sawgrass
Phil Mickelson, the famous south paw (left-handed) is actually right handed! He learned to play golf by copying his father's golf swing and ever since he has used left handed golf clubs.
Golf was banned in Scotland from 1457 to 1502 to ensure citizens wouldn't waste time when preparing for an English invasion