Fun Facts About Golf
The average golf handicap has not improved in the past 20 years, despite advanced golf instructors, instruction videos and books, improved courses, and improved golf balls and equipment.
The odds of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are 67 million to one.
On an average, Tour players hit only seven fairways per round. They hit 12 greens in regulation. They only make 50 percent of their six footers.
The odds of beating your handicap by three shots are 200 to1, by five shots are 500 to 1, and by ten shots are more than 1,000,000 to 1.
There are approximately 50 million golfers in the world. The average gross score is 107 shots. Eighty percent of the golfers do not achieve a handicap of less than 18.
It’s always fun to learn something new! At the Heritage Village Apartments in Hurst, Texas, we love to provide you with fun, thought-provoking facts that will make you reflect on different aspects of life.