GOLF - Gentlemen Only - Ladies Forbidden
Posted by William Courter on January 06, 2003
Help. Is this true or not??
We just listened to a commedian in Las Vegas who told this story, saying that it was true, and then basing a few jokes on this "truth":
Golf was invented in Scotland. The name "GOLF" came from a sign over the first golf "club house" in Scotland that stated, "Gentlemen Only - Ladies Forbidden." Could this be the true origin of the word "GOLF"?
All the best....
-Wil Courter (Greensboro, NC)