Although the sport is five centuries old, golf popularity is increasing more than ever. The countries with most players and therefore most golf courses include New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States, Sweden, and England. The most important golf competitions for professional golfers are: the Masters Tournament, the U.S. Open, the Open Championship and the PGA Championship.
United States is one of the countries with the most amateur golf players counting more than 25 million players. The number of professional golfers is also impressive and is clear why the charts are dominated by US players. (more…)