Although golf originated in Scotland, it is one of the most popular sports in the world right now and it is enjoyed equally by both sexes. You can play individually or in teams and though it can be a bit pricey to play, especially if you join a club. However, once you have bought your clubs, balls, bags and other accessories your equipment should last you for quite some time. Golf is often a social gathering and many business deals are done on the golf course. It can be played for fun and recreation and of course the serious golfer can make a fine living from it by turning professional.