In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we are sending a fun update to our financial advisors. Here are 10 fun facts about golf. Have a happy Thanksgiving, and may it be surrounded by friends, family, and holiday cheer.
Golf is a popular pastime among the wealthy. It involves a large upfront commitment to purchase a membership at a golf club, in addition to large upfront costs in gear and perhaps lessons. Add the cost of renting a golf cart, and the bill for participating in the sport is quite high. For this reason, as a financial advisor, knowing a thing or two about golf is a valuable conversational asset in the high-rolling social circles you may find yourself in as a financial advisor.
1) Modern day golf was invented during the year 1457 in Scotland (A). This far predates E-sports, which made their debut in 1972 (B).
2) Alan Bartlett Shepard played golf on the moon (A). Wonder how he managed to convince NASA!
7) A golf ball will travel farther on hot days, because the air is less dense. This also applies at high altitude (C).
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