History and Origin of Golfer’s Day
There is not much authentic information available about the origin of Golfer’s Day. It is believed to be associated with an avid golf lover or a golf-related group who would always be looking to find an excuse for skipping work so as to play golf. Besides, it is also believed that 10th April is observed as Golfer’s day because in 1916, the Professional Golfers' Association of the U. S, also known as PGA, was established by a department store manager whose name was Rodman Wanamaker.
If we talk about the origin of Golfer’s Day, it leads us to the origin of the game of golf. Some people believe that the game was officially named Golf on 10th of April so that is why it is observed as Golfer’s day. Besides, it is also believed that origin of this game was from a Roman game of Paganica that used to be played with stuffed leather ball and bent stick. Apart from this, it is also believed to be originated from a Chinese game “Chuiwan”, which means striking small ball.
The Modern Golf
The game of golf that is played to date is said to be originated at Scotland. However, it is worth-mentioning here that the game was disallowed by James II, as he thought of this game to be distracting for people who were supposed to learn archery. If you want to know about Golfer’s Day celebrations, kindly visit Step by Step How to Celebrate Golfers Day.