Environmental Destruction in Southeast Asia due to Golf Course Development The sport of golf has come a long way since it was first played on the wind blown pasture lands of Scotland over 600 years ago. Today, golf courses around the world are in a way their own small ecosystem, where only pieces of the natural environment are a part of these artificial landscapes. Courses are meticulously groomed for both championship and tourist play. The game is taking front stage all over the world and new courses are being constructed everyday. This may be great for the game of golf and the wealthy investor who is making millions off of these luscious green fairways, but what about the drawbacks to environmental degradation that it is causing?
One of the world’s oldest and most prestigious sports is known as the gentleman’s game or golf, as it is more commonly referred to, and there is no doubt that with the addition of Tiger Woods to the PGA Tour that golf in America is on the rise and is a booming industry. America has over 180... ... middle of paper ... ...aping Application.” http://www.epa.gov/GreenScapes/pubs/compost.pdf. Accessed 5/1/04.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “North Shore Country Club A Greener Green.” http://www.epa.gov/GreenScapes/projects/nscclub.htm.
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Although Chick Evans has passed away many years ago, his legacy still lives on through the 825 scholars currently enrolled in 19 universities all across the United States. Chick Evans has made a profound have impact on the golf community and caddies looking for a way to pay for college. Charles Evans, Jr. was born in Indianapolis on July 18, 1890. His family moved to Chicago’s North side when he was three. Nearby was the former Edgewater Golf Club, which became an irresistible attraction for Chick.
Firstly, the author examines the development of black golf in America. Golf was the last major sport to remove the black participation at professional levels. The first black professional golfer was John Shippen. He competed in many USGA tournaments. Also, he professional golf association exclude blacks for becoming members in 1916 (Dawkins 328).
8). The winner of the epic 20 round matches family Or Allan Robertsons family can be traced back to Thomas Buddo a ball maker in St. Andrews(“History” para. 9). The British born pro Jim burnes and Jock Hutchinson played at St. Andrews and both played the last match of the inaugural PGA Championship”(“The PGA” para. 6).
The agency I chose to do is the Hillandale golf course, which is located in Durham North Carolina. The reason why I chose to do my project on Hillandale golf course because since the beginning of the semester I have been traveling over to the golf course twice a week for a class learning the rules and the way the game of golf is played. Hillandale golf course is named the “Granddaddy golf course of Durham/ Research Triangle golf”. Hillandale was donated to the Durham area back in 1911 through the philanthropic interests of long-time Durham resident John Sprunt Hill. Donald Ross and Perry Maxwell originally designed the course.
His father introduced him to golf at the age of 2, and from this early age, he was recognized as a golf prodigy. Tiger appeared on the Mike Douglas Show to showcase his skills in 1978 and progressed in the sport of golf as his father tutored him. He won the 9-10 age group at age 8 in 1982 for the Junior World Golf Championships, and won this tournament an overall amount of six times. He won many tournaments at a young age, some of which include the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship, and the U.S.