The highest golf course in the world was once the Tuctu Golf Club in Morococha, Peru, which sat 14,335 feet (4,369 m) above sea level at its lowest point.
What is your favorite golf course?
Wachusett will become your favorite for sure!
In 1962 – Jack Nicklaus wins his first major championship, the U.S. Open at Oakmont, by beating the local favorite Palmer. The press and the public referred to Nicklaus as “Fat Jack” and “Nick Louse.” Nicklaus has the last laugh – 18 major victories to go along with 19 runner-ups, more than anyone else in history.
How many Jack Nicklaus courses have you played on? and Which ones?F
Golf has actually been played on the moon! It is only 1 of 2 sports to literally have been played out-of-this-world, along with the javelin throw. Back in 1971, Apollo 14 astronaut, Alan Shepard, swung a one-handed shot with a six-iron, which was all his pressure suit would allow.
Tell us the most unusual place you have played golf!
The club’s new executive dining chef, Ron Sakowski of Worcester, is designing a menu that will change offerings seasonally and enhance selections in the club’s Ross Tavern. The chef is a graduate of Michigan State University and the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y.
The first ever golf balls were made of thin leather, stuffed with goose feathers. ‘Feather balls’ were used up until 1848, when they were replaced with the ‘Guttie’ ball, named for the rubber-like sap of the Gutta tree, found in the tropics.
What is your favorite golf ball to play with?
The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million.
How many hole-in-one’s have you had??? Tell us when & where!