Why Is Golf A Popular Sport

Sports and activities incorporate rules in to help control games, prevent injuries and increase safety. Sports policy determines rules of sports and activities, modified rules for children, matching opponents, use of protective equipment to promote safe participation.


Golf is a popular sport that can be played causally or competitively. Regular gold offers a range of health benefits. It improves stamina, cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance. While the risk in this particular activity isn’t high, injuries can and do occur. In, 2006 Victorian hospitals looked after 83 who were admitted for gold-related injuries and 175 people visited emergency departments. During this period, those that were hospitalized was aged amount 65 and 69 years old, while the emergency department ranked highest between 5 to 9 years old

• Do not swing when around anyone. During a game or practice, you must not swing your club or
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This rules is detrimental to a participant as it could mean life or death to them.
• No person should be positioned in the target line of another player or in the direction that the player is swinging regardless of the type of ball
• This is to insure that the risk of injuries is minimized as much as possible. Golfers should yell out “FORE” if their stroke is travelling in the direction of another player, weather it is going to hit the person on not you must call out fore.
• The rules for golf do not differ dramatically according to age, as it is a sport for everyone to play. However, most courses have a rule that if you or your child, aren’t playing competitively, and haven’t made it to the green by 10 shots you must pick up your ball and continue to the next hole, to reduce the amount of slow play

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