162 days, 12 hours, 49 minutes, 57 secs left until National Golf Day on Wednesday, 4th October, 2017
National Golf Day is being celebrated across the globe to promote this special sport golf. Different countries have come up with different months in which they celebrate this day. Many golf associations have contributed to start this day so that players from the domain can get the right support. There are various agencies who contributed to promote this day at large scale. These agencies are like Club Managers associations of America, The PGA America, GCSAA (Golf Course Superintendents Associations of America), National Golf Course Owners Associations, WGF and many others. They have put in excellent efforts in increasing the number of participating members every year. They call upon the player and offer them proper training so that skilled sportsmen can be developed. This way National Golf day has come up as a right stage to get the support and recognition.
This special day is celebrated almost in all parts of the world in different ways. At many locations different experts from this specific domain come at one place to showcase their talent to promote and encourage the golf as the preferred sport. On National Golf Day different government agencies also organize golf registration campaigns at certain places and invite nearby residents to enjoy the lively sport. Schools and universities devote one whole day and organize different games related to golf. Various online gaming website take this as an opportunity and put their maximum efforts to promote the game by different attractive offers.
On the special occasion of National Golf day many activities are organized at several levels. Local people take out some time and go to the fields, stadiums, sports clubs etc to enjoy the golf with all the fun and adventures. Several competitions are organized and one can participate to tell others about his or her talent. Governments also try to showcase this special day at international, national, regional and local level so that everybody can become part of it. Famous golfers form a group and organize the event where they try to tell the new players that golf is a very lucrative sport and one must try his or her luck by joining the game. Golf competitions are organized to attract maximum number of volunteers to the event. Generally free registration passes are offered to make participants easy and hassle free.
National golf day has earned a very important role in bringing various player at one platform. They meet each other to promote the niche game of golf at a bigger level. Many golf associations have also become a part to endorse the special day and showing their active participation in all the events and activities organized. This way it has become popular across the world. It also offers helping hands to the players who have talent but do not have right platform to grow. They can enroll in various sports events to take the maximum benefits.
"Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps."
- Tiger Woods
"If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf."
- Bob Hope
"If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron."
- Lee Trevino
"Find a good teacher that will keep the game fun. Work hard and don't be afraid to have success or disappointment. That is what golf is all about."
- Paula Creamer
"The next time I cry about golf it will only be with joy. It's not worth crying over golf for any other reason. After all, it's only a game."
- Rory McIlroy
"Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five."
- John Updike
"When you look at golf films before us they're all - garbage or satire. A lot of sports films tend to vilify the opposition. Where the opposition becomes this big angry monster, so big you can't beat him."
- Shia LaBeouf
"Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad."
- A. A. Milne
"If you got the game, you got the game. That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman."
- Shaquille O'Neal
"To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course. This is not indifference, it's detachment."
- Sam Snead
"It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf."
- H. L. Mencken
"For me, the worst part of playing golf, by far, has always been hitting the ball."
- Dave Barry
"It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf."
- Robert Wilson Lynd
"Few would deny that blacks have become very dominant in athletics: football, basketball, track, now dominant in tennis and dominant in golf."
- Jesse Jackson
"I did envisage being this successful as a player, but not all the hysteria around it off the golf course."
- Tiger Woods
"Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character."
- P. G. Wodehouse
"I tried real hard to play golf, and I was so bad at it they would have to check me for ticks at the end of the round because I'd spent about half the day in the woods."
- Jeff Foxworthy
"If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they'd starve to death."
- Sam Snead