August is National Golf Month!
 
Did you know that many of our Army Golf Courses offer FREE clinics every month?
Check with your Army MWR Golf Pro Shop to make a reservation today.

 

Golf—Play for Life

One of the fastest growing sports in the world, golf is a game anyone can play for life.  Children as young as three can learn how to hold the club, and you’re never too old to enjoy the game. Whether you are a seasoned player or new to the sport, there’s no better time than now to visit a local Army Golf course.
Maintaining physical fitness for Soldiers, Families, Civilians and Retirees is an important part of Army life. Golf is a great way to meet your fitness goals and have fun at the same time. Join us for a round this month as we celebrate National Golf Month.
Learn to Play
Many Army Golf Courses offer individual and group lessons for golfers of all
skill levels. Learn how to putt, pitch, chip and swing. Check with your local course to see if FREE clinics in your area. It’s a great way to improve your skills and meet new friends. Instructors teach course etiquette, too. From driving the golf cart and understanding course signs to keeping score and fixing divots—you’ll can learn every
aspect of the game.
48 Great Golf Courses Around the World
You’ll find 48 Army MWR Golf Courses around. Visit a beautiful and well-maintained course in the U.S., Hawaii, Alaska, Europe, Japan or Korea.
Join us for a Round Today

Join active duty Soldiers, Families, Civilians and Retirees who annually play over two million rounds on Army Golf courses. Contact your local garrison pro shop for more details about lessons and clinics.

 
 

5 Fun Facts about Golf
 
1. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

2. The first golf balls were made of thin leather stuffed with feathers.Tightly-packed feathers made balls that flew the farthest. Feather balls were used until 1848.

3. According to the National Golf Foundation, 22.8% of golfers are women.
 
4. The longest drive ever is 515 yards. The longest putt ever is a monstrous 375 feet.
 
5. Balls travel significantly further on hot days. A golfer swinging a club at around 100 mph will carry the driver up to eight yards longer for each increase in air temperature of 25°F.
 

 
 
 


















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