The Golf Almanac from About.com offers lists of records, stats, award winners and more from the major tours and major championships.
Merion's Wicker Baskets
Merion Golf Club's flagsticks don't have flags; instead they are topped by wicker baskets. But why? Here's a look at Merion's famous baskets.
Here on About.com Golf, we have various entries on golf records - highs and lows, bests and worsts, and much more from the PGA and LPGA tours, plus from the major championships and more. This page is where we gather all those records and link you to the index pages for the various tours' and majors' record books. Click the category of golf...
LPGA Tour Records
Find out who holds LPGA Tour records such as lowest 18-hole, 9-hole and 72-hole scores, youngest and oldest golfers to win on tour, and much more.
PGA Tour Records
Find out who holds the most important PGA Tour records with this run through the tour recordbook.
With this timeline of golf history, you can view year-by-year highlights dating back to 1452 - changes in equipment and rules, major championship winners, first and lasts, births and deaths and much more.
Famous Women Golfers: Biographical Profiles of Golf Legends
Learn more about the best female golfers ever. Famous women golfers are profiled here with biographies from A (Amy Alcott) to Z (Babe Zaharias).
Golf History FAQ - Questions and Answers about Golf History
This Golf History FAQ answers frequently asked questions about the history of golf.
Profiles of Famous Golfers - Men
Learn more about some of the most famous male golfers from throughout the history of golf.
Top 50 Females Golfers of All-Time
Who are the greatest women golfers of all time? The About.com Golf Guide counts down the Top 50 Female Golfers of All-Time.
Top 10 Worst Golf Chokes and Collapses
What are the worst chokes and collapses in golf history? We count 'em down on About.com
Mike Reasor, the PGA Tour Player Who Scored 93-Over Par
What are the highest single-round scores in PGA Tour history? Read the story of journeyman tour player Mike Reasor, who scored 51-over par while playing one-handed in a tour event.
Dwight Eisenhower Elected to World Golf Hall of Fame
Former President Dwight Eisenhower is elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame; this article examines some of the reasons why.
The Golfer Who Made Back-to-Back Aces in the Same Round at a Tour Event
Once upon a time, a tour golfer, playing in a tour event, made holes-in-one on consecutive holes during the same round - and the second ace was on a par-4. Sounds incredible, but it actually happened.
The Golfer Who Wore Shorts During a US Open
Male professional golfers always wear long pants, never shorts, in tour events. But one year, this golfer had enough. He was fed up. And to protest, he changed into shorts on the course during a U.S. Open.
Hogan's Alley: What and Where Is It, and Why Is It Called That?
What are certain golf courses and golf holes nicknamed Hogan's Alley? This entry in the About.com Golf History FAQ explains.
Best South African Golfers
Who are the best golfers from South Africa? Here is a ranking of the all-time greatest South African golfers.
What are the highest scores on one hole by pro golfers?
What are the highest scores on a single golf hole in the history of professional golf? Here are some of the worst scores on an individual hole.
Top 10 Irish Golfers of All-Time
Who are the best-ever golfers from the island of Ireland? We rank the Top 10 Irish golfers of all-time.
Who Were the First Women to Become Members at Augusta National Golf Club?
Who were the first women to become members at Augusta National Golf Club? Find their identities, and the date their membership was announced, along with Augusta National's announcement.
The Only Par-4 Ace in PGA Tour History
Here's the story of what is believed to be the only hole-in-one ever recorded on a par-4 hole during a PGA Tour tournament.
British Golf Museum
You want golf history? Here's a great place to start. Learn about golf history in Great Britain from the Middle Ages to present day.
World Golf Hall of Fame
The World Golf Hall of Fame is part of the World Golf Village in Florida. Learn about golf's greatest players, men and women, from all over the world.
Golf Ball Museum
This online "museum" is from a collectibles company, but it offers great information and photos on golf balls going all the way back to the 15th Century.
Top 10 Australian Golfers of All-Time
Who are the best Aussie golfers ever? We rank the Top 10 Australians in golf history.
World Golf Hall of Fame
What will you see if you visit the World Golf Hall of Fame? Who are the members and how are members selected? Find this info and more details about the museum of golf.