Tee Off :: Roll into the Season at the Killington Golf Course
Posted May 22, 2014
Golfers have been hitting the links for nearly 600 years. Bring your swing and join the tradition as we set the 2014 season rolling at the Killington Golf Course.
Feeling rusty? Let's get you back in the game with some fast facts.
1. The chances of making two holes-in-one in a round of golf are one in 67 million.
2. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball – one for nearly every day of the year.
3. The first golf balls were made of thin leather stuffed with feathers.
4. The first known use of the word “dimple” is recorded in the fifteenth century – from Middle English “dympull.” These markings in the golf ball’s surface actually reduce drag for better drives.
5. Geoffrey Cornish, the Killington Golf Course Architect, planned golf courses around the world, including its longest in Bolton, MA.
Come on home, now. We’ll see you on the course.
Original photography via Killington Resort. Gif content via giphy.com.