Why do full-length golf courses have 18 holes, and not 20, or 10 or an
Someone gave me this explanation, sounds good but does anyone know if it is true or what the real answer is ?
During a discussion among the club’s membership board at St. Andrews in
1858, one of the members pointed out that it takes exactly 18 shots to polish
off a fifth of Scotch. By limiting himself to only one shot of Scotch per hole,the Scot figured a round of golf was finished when the Scotch ran out.