1. FALSE.The diameter of a golf ball is 42.67mm (1.68in)

 

2. FALSE. A player can not bring more than 14 clubs on the field.

 

3. FALSE. The condor is the name given to a hole made in 4 shots under par. For example, a hole in one shot in a normal 5 (by 5)

 

4. FALSE. The Ryder Cup is played every two years alternately with the United States and Europe.

 

5. TRUE. There are 33,000 golf courses half of which are in the United States.

 

6. FALSE. After appearing on the Olympic program of 1900 and 1904, golf returned to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

 

7. TRUE. The distance walked by a golfer to complete an 18-hole course is approximately 6.5km (4mi) if he does not have a golf cart.

 

8. FALSE. A total of 5 players: Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, and Tiger Woods won the 4 Grand Slam tournaments.

 

9. TRUE. From the 17th century to the middle of the 19th century, golf balls were leather jackets filled with goose quill. They replaced wooden golf balls that were not very resistant to impact.

 

10. TRUE. US President Woodrow Wilson was a true golf enthusiast. In winter, he played with black balls to find them more easily in the snow.

 

11. FALSE. The hole on the green has a diameter of 10.77cm (4.24 inches).

 

12. TRUE. Jack Nicklaus has won the Masters tournament 6 times. To date, no other player has achieved this feat.

 

13. FALSE. To date, players (5 men and one woman) have managed to play below 60. Al Geuberger, Chip Beck, David Duval, Stuart Appleby, Paul Goydos and Annika Sorenstam.