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Pitch and Putt Golf
Pitch and Putt is a great sport for people of all ages and abilities. Pitch and Putt is affordable golf played by beginning golfers, juniors, occasional golfers, families wanting to play golf together, seniors who find walking a full golf course a strain, golfers wanting to play a quick round, experienced and advanced golfers wanting to improve their short game, and, of course, for specialist pitch and putt golfers. Try Pitch and Putt Golf once and you'll be hooked! Pitch and Putt Golf, known also as Par 3 Golf and Short Golf, as an organized and independent sport developed first in Britain and Ireland in the 1940s and has grown into a very popular sport around the world. Pitch and Putt Golf follows the regulations of standard golf as set down in the Rules of Golf as published by The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrew's and the United States Golf Association.
Pitch and Putt Golf is designed to be played with only a maximum of 3 clubs, and usually just two. The most commonly used clubs are a Pitching Wedge, Sand Wedge and a Putter. The average length of hole on a pitch & putt course is 60 metres with the longest hole not more than 90 metres. Pitch and putt courses have full sized standard golf greens. The tee areas on courses are normally made from synthetic grass. There are European and World Pitch and Putt Championships organized on a regular basis by the respective governing pitch and putt bodies.
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