Over the last couple of years, golf has become an increasingly popular sport. There have been many misconceptions over the game of golf that needs to be clarified. Firstly golf is not only a game for people who have large sums of money, there are people all over the world who play golf.Not everybody who plays golf is rich, this is completely inaccurate and is a myth.
Many people believed that golf was not regarded as a sport. This is not true as golf is very much a sport. In fact, it requires high levels of skill and expertise to be a professional golf player. Many people think that the game of golf requires little to no skill and all that is required is practice, and once again this is a misconception which is far from the truth. You can practice any sport including golf a million times over but if you lack the strategy, skill, and understanding of the game you won’t go very far in the sport.
If you do not fully understand the game of golf it could be perceived as boring. Even though golf is not as action packed as some other sports and although the crowds may not cheer as loudly, this is actually a misconception. The truth is that there are huge golf tournaments with lots of money on the line and you can be assured that it draws in the crowds.Golf is very much a played sport just like any other and in order to fully understand and respect the sport, it is very important to clear up all the misconceptions which exist.
People thinking that golf is not that popular are completely misinformed. One only has to see the number of golf courses being built all over the world to realise that golf is a very widely played sport.