Golf Societies – The Early days…
There are many claims to the date in which the game was invented with some claiming that the game was first recorded in China and other claiming the game of invented by the Dutch. However, whatever the truth, it is now widely accepted that the game really to took off in Scotland following the reign of James I, King of Scots (1406 – 1437).
Some important dates (courtesy of Wikipedia)…
1421 – A Scottish regiment aiding the French (against the English) is introduced to the game of ‘Chole’
1457 – Golf banned by Scots Parliament to preserve the art of archery and prohibited it on Sundays
1502 – The ‘Treaty of Perpetual Peace’ between England and Scotland, the ban on golf is lifted
1513 – Queen Catherine, queen consort of England refers to the growing popularity of golf in England
1552 – The first … Read More
Don’t you just love golf, except for maybe the adulterous Tiger Woods or the long walks between holes? Well, there is not much that can be done about the Tiger Woods fiasco but as for that walk along the green, you can get government stimulus grants for free golf carts.
The government has put together thousands of different programs that are to benefit the American people, but many people have no idea that these programs exist. And for that reason, much of the money that was earmarked to help the citizens of this great country, gets unused.
But if you are lucky enough to find out about these grants, then you may have a shot at getting some of this cash. For example, the government has first time home buyer grants that can equal upwards of $15,000 in some states. In other states, you can receive upwards of $50,000 for … Read More