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Is golf really a sport or is it just a pastime for old people?

Posted by Inga Abed on

I am sure you have had this conversation before:‘You play golf? But golf is not a sport...”Some people consider golf a game" rather than a "sport”, they think it does not require rigorous physical activity, and you don’t have to be athletic to play golf, or can even be overweight or injured to swing a golfclub. They may even tell you that golf is designed for the old. They often cite golf's 112-year absence from the Olympics as proof that it is not a sport. None of this is true of course: Golf has been an Olympic sport since 2016,...

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