As a golfer you are so much more important than those "Physical" Football, Baseball, and Basketball players. Golf is an original sport, that is why so many "Jocks" cannot hit a driver sixty yards when us golfers can hit them three-hundred plus. Golf is the only sport in which one hits a non-moving ball. Because of this, beginner golfers can not make contact with a golfball, and therefore hitting it a decent distance is nearly impossible.
Being able to hit a ball that is not in motion requires fantastic hand-eye coordination. Don't get me wrong, other sports require hand-eye coordination. Though, golf is the sport that most requires this skill. 75% of coordination skills have nothing to do with physical strength. In fact, golf is not about how big, or even how strong you are. It is all about technique. Technique has nothing to do with physical strength, and that is why professional golfers come in all shapes, sizes, and even ages.
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Golf haters and Jocks, next time you think about calling golf an easy sport, telling a golfer they are not athletes, or accusing them of not being physical. Think again, because I'll bet golf is a harder sport than the one you play.