Introduction

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Golf is a sport enjoyed by many people all over the world.

Some people consider golf to be a sport for the rich, where business professionals would regularly discuss and negotiate deals whilst having a round of golf.

Even though golf is thought to be a sport mainly for men, it is now becoming increasingly popular with women as well.

People like golf for many different reasons. Some people like the skill involved in driving the ball from the tee and trying to get a hole-in-one. Others enjoy the social aspect of golf where you can spend the day walking around a golf course with wonderful scenery and beautiful views while talking and relaxing with friends.

Vocabulary

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  • round (noun)
  • enjoyable (adjective)
  • hang out (phrasal verb)
  • relaxation (adjective)
  • competitive (adjective)
  • socialize (verb)
  • unwind (verb)
  • boring (adjective)
  • consider (verb)

Let's Talk!

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
Why do you think people enjoy playing golf?

Some More Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Golf
  • Have you ever played golf question? If no, is golf a sport you would like to try?
  • Do you know anyone that plays golf?
  • Do you think golf is more of a male or female sport?
  • Have you ever watched golf on the TV?
  • Why do you think some people dislike golf?
  • Do you think professional golfers deserve to be paid as much so much money?
  • Would you like to be a professional golf player?
  • What do you think is the most difficult thing about playing golf?
  • Why do you think golf is more popular with older people rather than youngsters?
  • Do you think most people play golf for the sport or for the social aspect?

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