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Traditionally, golfers used mounds of sand to elevate the ball, and containers of sand were provided for the purpose.

Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.A Ming Dynasty scroll dating back to 1368 entitled "The Autumn Banquet" shows a member of the Chinese Imperial court swinging what appears to be a golf club at a small ball with the aim of sinking it into a hole.The game is thought to have been introduced into Europe during the Middle Ages.Golf is played for the lowest number of strokes by an individual, known as stroke play, or the lowest score on the most individual holes in a complete round by an individual or team, known as match play.Stroke play is the most commonly seen format at all levels, but most especially at the elite level.