When youâ€™re fabulously wealthy, you donâ€™t slum it on the basketball court or the baseball diamond; sports involving balls made from animal hides are for poor people. Instead the worldâ€™s elite dedicate their time to more extravagant pursuits that involve riding said animals or using lots of pricey equipment. Here are eight sports that weâ€™re guessing youâ€™re probably too poor to play.
Letâ€™s face it; a lot of rich people are old. It takes time to build up those fortunes! So what better way for a wealthy old white guy to spend a day than riding around on a golf cart, throwing back drinks and occasionally getting out to whack a ball with some really expensive sticks?
Golf has long been known as a favourite pastime of the wealthy. The fees are high, the clubs are pricey, and skill comes only with practice and/or professional lessons which can cost you an arm and a leg. While professional golf organizations claim to want to promote inclusivity within the sport, famous old rich white guy Donald Trump, who owns a number of golf courses, thinks that only rich people should be allowed to play golf, and that everyone else should just work hard and â€śaspire to play eventually.â€ť