Friday, October 20, 2017

Golf Scorecard History 101, Denmark Set #4

Golf Scorecard History 101, Denmark
Set #4
Nexo GK to Ornehoj GK

 Flag of Denmark

Some Interesting facts about Denmark:
  • Denmark most likely means “Land of the Danes.” The first mention of the name of the kingdom Denmark comes from about A.D. 900 in King Alfred the Great of England’s translation of Orosius’ Geography.
  • In Denmark, it rains or snows every second day. On average, Denmark has 171 days with precipitation of more than 0.004 in. (0.1 mm). In 2009, Denmark had 184 days of precipitation.
  • Denmark can be windy. The average wind speed is a breezy 13 miles per hour (5.8 m/sec). During Hurricane Allan on October 28, 2013, record-breaking wind speeds of 88 miles per hour (142 km/h) and gusts of 119 miles per hour (193 km/h) were registered.
  • Denmark is an archipelago made up of over 100 islands, some of which are not even inhabited.
  • The Danish monarchy is the oldest continuing monarchy in the world and has existed for over 1,000 years.
  • Denmark has more than twice the amount of bicycles (4.2 million) than cars (1.8 million). Copenhageners pedal more than 1.13 million km on their bicycles each day.
  • Denmark is reported to be the happiest country in the world.
  • As of 2013, Denmark has 14 Nobel laureates, mainly in literature (4) and physiology/medicine (5). With its relatively small population, this is one of the highest numbers of Nobel laureates per capita in the world.
  • Princess Mary, the wife of Danish Crown Prince Frederik, originally hails from Tasmania, Australia 
  • There are well over 200 courses in Denmark.  Below there are twenty-five scorecards from eleven of their golf courses.

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