24 July 2009
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Q.Where did the word four or fore in golf come from ?
A.The word fore is Scottish in origin and is a shortened version of the word before. The warning essentially means look out ahead to golfers.
Q.What does numpty mean?
A.Numpty is Scottish in origin, and means a silly, reckless, unwise or absent minded person; an idiot. It can also be used as a term of endearment.
Q.Why is links golf so called?
A.Links courses are so called because they are built on links, which is the Scottish term for the land between beaches and inland agricultural areas.