Golf is a precision club and ball sport, in which competing golfers use many types of clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a golf course using the fewest number of strokes. The game is played on golf “courses”, each of which features a unique design, although courses typically consist of either nine or 18 holes.
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- In 1991, golf made its exhibition debut at the Special Olympics International Games in Minneapolis.
- Golf became an official sport at Special Olympics North Carolina at the 1993 Fall Games following a clinic at Summer Games in Greensboro.
- Special Olympics North Carolina became an affiliate member of the Carolinas Golf Association enabling athletes to carry a United States Golf Association (USGA) Handicap.
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