BBC Sport - The Open 17: Ken Brown looks at why golf holes are four-and-a-quarter inches

Why are golf holes four-and-a-quarter inches wide?

BBC golf expert Ken Brown give us the 'hole' story of why the diameter of the hole is four and a quarter inches wide.

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