JFK was a superb golfer, but kept his golfing a secret because he didn’t want to seem out of touch with average Americans. JFK reacted with terror when he nearly hit a hole-in-one while running for President.
Samuel Jackson has a clause in his film contracts that allows him to play golf during film shoots whenever he wants.
Tiger Woods, despite being worth $500 million dollars, once pulled a “mulligan” by taking back a $5 tip to a waitress after realizing he had tipped her earlier in the day. By the way, he was playing a $10,000 hand of blackjack at the time.
A black man in the mid 1960’s, not allowed to join or play at the local country clubs, built his own golf course using his own land and taught the neighborhood kids golf for free.
There’s a city in Georgia with a golf cart path infrastructure over the whole town, where the large majority of the population own golf carts and the kids grow up driving them instead of cars.
Golfers in Japan purchase insurance at $65/year for coverage of up to $3,000 in the event that they sink a hole-in-one, in which case tradition dictates that they must buy gifts and drinks for all their friends.
There is a one-hole “golf course” just meters south of the Korean DMZ which is surrounded on three sides by minefields, and there are reports that at least one shot exploded a land mine.
Samuel L Jackson has a clause in all his movie contracts stating that he gets 2 days off a week to play golf and the producers have to pay for it