Why Do Golfers Yell “Fore”? Who was Mulligan? (and More)

Why Do Golfers Yell “Fore”? Who was Mulligan? (and More)

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There are several theories to how it became associated with golf. In 1824, The Rules of the Thistle Golf Club recounts a conversation where it was expressed that one of the speakers had performed the duty of “fore-cady” for the Duke of York back in 1681, “Dickson was then performing the duty of what is now commonly called a fore-cady.”

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Sources:

http://www.scottishgolfhistory.org/origin-of-golf-terms/bogey/

http://www.nj.com/bridgeton/index.ssf?/base/sports-4/1277441746279320.xml&coll=10

http://www.usgamuseum.com/researchers/faq/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_golf

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/chinese-invented-golf-1000-years-ago-522596.html
%252014/ASSHBulletin14c.pdf

http://golftips.golfsmith.com/forecaddie-vs-walking-caddie-20630.html

http://www.scottishgolfhistory.org/origin-of-golf-terms/18-hole-round/