Golf ó A True Sport
Ever wonder why golf is growing in popularity and people who donít even play go to tournaments or watch it on TV?
Golf is an honorable game where the vast majority of players are honorable enough to not need a referee.
Professional golfers are compensated in direct proportion to how well they play.
When golfers make a mistake, nobody is there to cover for them or back them up.
Golfers donít get per diem and two seats on a charter flight when they travel.
Golfers donít hold out for more money, or demand new contracts, because of another playerís deal.
Golfers donít scratch their privates on the golf course.
Golfers donít kick dirt on, or throw bottles at, other people.
Professional golfers cannot fail 70% of the time and still make $9 million a season.
The PGA Tour raises more money for charity in one year than the NFL does in two.
You can see the best golfers in the world up close, at any tournament (even the majors), all day every day for about $25; one Super Bowl nosebleed seat costs at least 10 times that.
Ladies are welcome players.
Golf doesnít have free agency.
Golf doesnít change its rules to attract fans.
Golfers keep their clothes on while they are being interviewed.
In their prime Greg Norman, Arnold Palmer, and other stars would shake your hand and say they were happy to meet you. In his prime, Jose Canseco wore T-shirts that read, ďLeave Me Alone.Ē
During a golf tournament you hear birds chirping, not a steady stream of profanity or trash talking.
Golfers pay their own wayówin or lose. And they donít make the public build them a stadium!