1. The origins of golf can be traced back to Scotland in the 15th century.

2. The oldest golf course in the world is the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland, which dates back to the 15th century.

3. The first recorded game of golf played in the United States was in 1888 in Yonkers, New York.

4. The term "golf" comes from the Dutch word "kolf," meaning club.

5. The maximum number of clubs that a golfer is allowed to carry in their bag is 14.

6. The first professional golf tournament was the British Open, which was first played in 1860.

7. The first U.S. Open was played in 1895 and the first Masters tournament was played in 1934.

8. The first hole-in-one on record was recorded in the 16th century in Scotland.

9. The longest hole-in-one ever recorded was made by Mike Crean in 1974, who aced the 517-yard 8th hole at the Pine Valley Golf Club in New Jersey.

10. The highest recorded golf score on a single hole is a 13, which has been accomplished several times in professional and amateur play.