(4) Jack Nicklaus doesn’t play the kind of golf he was once able to, but he still never fails to disappoint his fans, such as when he recorded a hole-in-one in 2003 at the Senior British Open. (1) The mark he has left on the game of golf is undeniable and indisputable, and he will certainly be remembered as one of the greatest to ever play the game for generations to come. Page 5 Works Cited 1. www.pgatour.com 2. www.nicklaus.com/nicklausfacts/ 3. The Volume Library, Book II. Copyright 1999, Southwestern Company, Nashville, TN 4.
To further Ghost Creek’s claim of policy in the advertisement, the owners offer many claims of fact. One claim of fact that is offered by the advertisement is that the magazine, Golf Digest, chose Ghost Creek to be the best new public golf course for the year, 1992. Likewise, another credible golf magazine, Golf Magazine, ranked Ghost Creek 13th out of the top 100 one can play for the year, 1998. Furthermore, many very prestigious golf tournaments have been played on Ghost Creek, including the Nike Tour Championship in 1993 and 1994 and also the 1996 United States Amateur Championship, which was won by the great Tiger Woods. These claims of fact, as one can, see are used to further Ghost Creek’s claim of policy, which is to come and play a great championship golf course.
All this information peaked more interest on American golf professionals. The culture of American sports has changed drastically over the past 100 years. Golf was evolving and developing during this time. Some of the people that have really paved the way were Walter Hagen who was the first star in the earliest PGA tour Walter’s 11 major titles over his career and earned the most money at the time around one million. Top three players named Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Gary Player known as the big three of their time and currently Tiger Woods.
Tiger Woods “Given the year we just experienced in golf, it would be phenomenal if we see anything in 2001 that will even remotely compare. We witnessed an incredible season by the game’s most dominant player-in this era or any other. We saw how fans and players alike could respect the game in an international competition. And, we have seen the game’s visibility skyrocket” (Strange 20). “Are you ready for me” (Kindred 232)?
Celebrities such as Bill Gates, Kenny G., Celine Dion, and Alice Cooper uses the latest technology of Callaway Golf. Even the pros such as, Annika Sorenstam, Charles Howell III, and Phil Mickelson use Callaway Golf as well! It had eventually become one of the biggest names on the tour. Mr. Callaway had once stated, “ We feel we have been extremely fortunate in our success as a company so much so that we would like to give something back to the community that helped make us so successful.” Therefore in 1993, they have donated $1 million. They were established with the mission to improve the community where Callaway Golf employees work and live.
4). Some other names of golf were, Chole, Kolven, Golfe, Golve, but golf finally decided to settle on golf(“History” para.1). During the early years of golf, players would hit a feather stuffed leather ball with a wooden stick(“The Early” para. 2).In golf a player has to strike a ball from a tee to the designated area or the hole in a certain amount of strokes and with a variety of clubs or he will lose(Goodner para. 1).Also the player who gets his or her ball in the hole in the least amount of strokes wins(Goodner para.
These first golf carts were powered by electrically charged batteries” (The History of Golf Carts). By the 1950’s, golf carts had caught onto the entire golfing community and some of the retirement communities. The first early electric golf cars were the first electric vehicles that people could buy allowing whole communities to embrace this. Although they were first created for the golf course, “over the years, these same golf cars have moved from the golf course to mainstream ... ... middle of paper ... ...golf carts are usually charged at night since they require around 10 hours of charging time. Depending upon their size, most electric carts can travel about 25 miles, making them a more energy-efficient and cost-effective option, even if gas prices remain low” (“Golf Carts”).
Tiger Woods has been the best golfer in the world for the past 15 years so who better to model my own swing upon. The next question is how do I analyse our swings? Biomechanics is the application of scientific principles (largely Physics) to sport. As su... ... middle of paper ... ...creative in the way that I seek the advice of experts to assist. I will constantly need to ask questions of experts to clarify my thinking, reflect on my own thinking, and adjust and explain my thinking as I work through the process of analysis.
By the end of 1990, CGC's sales had reached $22 million. Callaway incorporated the S2H2 technology into the driver that would go on to revolutionize the golf-playing experience: the Big Bertha. Introduced in 1991, this model virtually eliminated the hosel and provided a larger sweet spot which allowed a player to miss-hit the golf ball off-center of the clubhead and not suffer much loss of distance or accuracy. Both professional and average players could significantly improve their game using the Big Bertha and thus derive more pleasure from playing golf. As a result, CGC was able to price the club at $250 and still enjoy sales of 2.355 million units in 1994.
Jack Nicklaus arguably the best golfer of all time won so many professional tournaments, with the clubs that he used today a professional golfer wouldn’t even come close to beating him. Golf has changed so much over the last one hundred years, all thanks to these two golfers, this shows that older americans can have huge effect on younger americans. Jack Nicklaus “The Golden Bear” was really the first golfer that showed huge dominance on the PGA tour, which really started a new era for golf. Jack Nicklaus Stated: “Writers have told me more than once that I’m a better interview in defeat than in victory, which is a compliment I am extremely proud of.”(Database #1) This just shows how respected he is by players and announcers. Winning that many tournaments and playing in many Ryder Cups has earned him so much respect in this game.