Golf Voted The Most Boring Sport In The World

Golf Voted The Most Boring Sport In The World
Sharron Lynskey
Sharron Lynskey

2 Oct 2017

Golf has been voted the most boring sport in the world.

Almost two in five of those who took the poll said golf was the most boring game, even beating chess, draughts and bowls.

The poll of 2,000 adults in the UK also found almost one in 10 have put on videos of golf or snooker at night to help them fall asleep at night.

Cricket and bridge came in second and third respectively while chess and snooker rounded off the top five.

Half of those surveyed said they would rather clean their house from top to bottom than be forced to watch a dull sport.

Here's the top 30 dullest sports according to the poll by

  1. Golf
  2. Cricket
  3. Bridge
  4. Chess
  5. Snooker
  6. Dressage
  7. Fishing
  8. Darts
  9. Bowls
  10. Football
  11. Draughts
  12. Formula One
  13. Show jumping
  14. Ultimate Frisbee
  15. Horse racing
  16. American football
  17. Rugby
  18. Curling
  19. Tennis
  20. Boxing
  21. Fencing
  22. Baseball
  23. Netball
  24. Ten-pin bowling
  25. Water polo
  26. Archery
  27. Superbike racing
  28. Gymnastics
  29. Hurling
  30. Diving