Scotland Did Not Always Give Sports a Sporting Chance

King James I Banned football soccer in Scotland
Scotland is known for its passionate football (American soccer) fans, and it is recognized as the birthplace of golf and home to the most famous golf courses in the world. Did you know that both sports were once illegal throughout the land? Continue reading

Fall Prey to the Water Hazard? Have No Fear!

Have you ever wondered what happens to all those golf balls that end up in the ponds, lakes and streams of golf courses? They’re not left in the water to rot for all eternity. Instead, golf ball divers retrieve them and make a handsome profit from them. A typical golf ball diver can retrieve 800,000 balls a year, or 40 tons, and make up to $100,000. The downside is that there are many dangers involved, including drowning accidents and alligator attacks.