With an estimated fan base of 450 million, golf occupies 11th position on the list of most popular sport. Golf is a sport in which players use a club and a ball. Different clubs are used to hit balls into a series of holes, mostly on a green course with a sequence of 18 holes, in as few strokes as possible. Those people who were born in last two decades of 21st century for them Golf was all about Tiger Woods, who is among the most successful golfers of all time, Overtime golf has got new players who are the face of golf now and are carrying the legacy and spreading it to the farthest corners of the world.In Golf individual athletes are highly paid and these athletes keep playing even at the old age of 50 years making them even richer when compared with other athletes. Tiger Woods, who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the whole world for several years.
Game for developed countries:
Golf is one of those big sports which are more popular in some much progressed countries like United States of America, United Kingdom, Japan, and Korea and even in countries like South Africa. There are four major tournaments of Golf as they are in tennis. Apart from these there is one very particular event known as Ryder cup in which a team of golfers from United States compete against a team of golfers from European nations.
Huge earning opportunities:
According to an annual list published by Forbes magazine Tiger Woods is the highest paid sports athlete on this planet. For the year 2013 his annual proceeds were a total of 78 Million dollars, when broken down it constituted of merely 13 million dollars in golf winnings where as a huge chunk of it was comprised of different endorsement deals and their sum was an equivalent of whooping 65 million dollars. Total net worth of Tiger woods is estimated to be more than 600 million dollars.