Golf is also called "high and rich ball" in Taiwan and generally known as the little white ball. It is an outdoor sport. Players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course using as few strokes as possible. The game is played on a course, in general consisting of an arranged progression of either nine or eighteen holes.
While the modern game of golf originated in 15th-century Scotland, and the rules are made by Scotland. The golf organizaion there has a long history. Golf is a kind of representative sport in Scotland.
Generally speaking, there are nine to twelve holes on golf course. Each hole has a tee. There are two signals in front of the tee signs to show where the tee is. Besides, there are fairways, roughs, other obstacles (such as pools or bunkers ), greens, holes and flags.
The number of the golf clubs is based on the length of the fairway. Generally speaking, it’s 18-hole to 72 clubs. However, occasionally there are 70 or 71 clubs. There areusually four rounds in the professional golf game ,and the golf game for women are usually three rounds.
─ quote from Wikipedia http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/ golf.