Quick Answer: Should Golf Be A Sport?

Golf in the United States is a $70 billion annual industry with 24.1 million players.

Opponents say that golf better meets the definition of “game” than “sport,” does not require rigorous physical activity, and can be played professionally by people who are overweight, injured, or non-athletic.

Why golf is a good sport?

Golf is a good sport because it is a physical activity that also requires mental and emotional discipline. It is a competition on several levels simultaneously. You compete against the course itself with par being the judge. You can compete against others in the group you are playing in.

Is golf an expensive sport?

Golf is officially the most expensive sport to play. Golf is as expensive as you choose to make it. When you add in other costs like travel and accommodation if playing further afield, the total cost of playing golf comes out at £214 a month.

Is golf the hardest sport to play?

Golf is the hardest sport there is, and anyone who says different has never played before.

Is golf a sport or highly advanced skill?

Strength and speed alone do not equal athleticism, however. Chess is a game of skill, much like golf, but is not considered a sport. Ice hockey is also a game of skill, but is considered a sport.