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Encyclopedia > Chuiwan
Ming Emperor Xuande is putting for a par?
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Chuiwan (Chinese: 捶丸; Pinyin: Chuíwán) was a game in ancient China and is claimed by some to be the origin of golf. Image File history File links Ming_Emperor_Xuande_playing_Golf. ... Image File history File links Ming_Emperor_Xuande_playing_Golf. ... Categories: China-related stubs | 1398 births | 1435 deaths | Ming Dynasty emperors ... It has been suggested that Pinyin method be merged into this article or section. ... Tug of war is an easily organized, impromptu game that requires little equipment. ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ...


Golflike ball game,first recorded in Chinese records as early as 10th century[1]. Alternate uses: See Ball (disambiguation) A ball is a round object that is used most often in sports and games. ...


In January 2006, new evidence re-invigorated the debate concerning the origins of golf. Recent evidence unearthed by Prof. Ling Hongling of Lanzhou University suggests that a game similar to modern-day golf was played in China since Southern Tang Dynasty, 500 years before golf was first mentioned in Scotland.[2] Lanzhou University, founded in 1908, (SC: 兰州大学, TC: 蘭州大學, PY: Lánzhōu Dàxué) is a famousuniversity located in Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China. ... Southern Tang (also refered to as Nantang) was one of the Ten Kingdoms in south-central China created following the Tang Dynasty from 937-976. ...


Dongxuan Records (Chinese:東軒錄) from the Song Dynasty describe a game called chuiwan and also include drawings.[3] It was played with 10 clubs including a cuanbang, pubang, and shaobang, which are comparable to a driver, two-wood, and three-wood. Clubs were inlaid with jade and gold, suggesting golf was for the wealthy. Chinese archive includes references to a Southern Tang official who asked his daughter to dig holes as a target.[4] Ling suggested golf was exported to Europe and then Scotland by Mongolian travellers in the late Middle Ages.[5] The Song Dynasty (Chinese: ; pinyin: ) was a ruling dynasty in China from 960-1279. ... A selection of antique, hand-crafted Chinese jadeite jade buttons Unworked Jade An ornamental stone, jade is applied to two different rocks that are made up of different silicate minerals. ... General Name, Symbol, Number gold, Au, 79 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 6, d Appearance metallic yellow Atomic mass 196. ... Southern Tang (also refered to as Nantang) was one of the Ten Kingdoms in south-central China created following the Tang Dynasty from 937-976. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ...


A spokesman for the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, one of the oldest Scotland golf organization, said "Stick and ball games have been around for many centuries, but golf as we know it today, played over 18 holes, clearly originated in Scotland." [6] [7] The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (or R&A for short) is not only one of the oldest golf clubs, but also the governing body of golf in much of the world. ...


 
 

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