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Golfimbul

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'''Golfimbul''' was an [[Orcs|Orc]]-chieftain of [[Mount Gram]].
 
'''Golfimbul''' was an [[Orcs|Orc]]-chieftain of [[Mount Gram]].
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==History==
 
==History==
Golfimbul led a band of his [[Orcs]] in an invasion of [[the Shire]] in [[Third Age 2747]]. He was met by [[Bandobras Took]] in the [[Northfarthing]] of [[the Shire]], and defeated in the [[Battle of Greenfields]]. During the battle, Bandobras charged at Golfimbul and knocked off his head with a club. Golfimbul's head flew through the air for 100 yards and went down a rabbit hole. It is said that this is how the game of [[golf]] was invented.
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Golfimbul led a band of his [[Orcs]] in an invasion of [[the Shire]] in {{TA|2747}}<ref>{{App|TA}}</ref>. He was met by [[Bandobras Took]] in the [[Northfarthing]] of [[the Shire]], and defeated in the [[Battle of Greenfields]]. During the battle, Bandobras charged at Golfimbul and knocked off his head with a club. Golfimbul's head flew through the air for 100 yards and went down a rabbit hole. It is said that this is how the game of [[golf]] was invented.<ref>{{H|Party}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
"fimbul" is Old Norse for "great".
 
"fimbul" is Old Norse for "great".
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*[[:Category:Images of Golfimbul|Images of Golfimbul]]
 
*[[:Category:Images of Golfimbul|Images of Golfimbul]]
  
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* {{HM|H}}, "[[An Unexpected Party]]"
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Revision as of 03:15, 8 April 2012

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Golfimbul
Orc
Biographical Information
Date of deathT.A. 2747
Physical Description
RaceOrcs
GenderMale

Golfimbul was an Orc-chieftain of Mount Gram.

History

Golfimbul led a band of his Orcs in an invasion of the Shire in T.A. 2747[1]. He was met by Bandobras Took in the Northfarthing of the Shire, and defeated in the Battle of Greenfields. During the battle, Bandobras charged at Golfimbul and knocked off his head with a club. Golfimbul's head flew through the air for 100 yards and went down a rabbit hole. It is said that this is how the game of golf was invented.[2]

Etymology

"fimbul" is Old Norse for "great".

See Also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "An Unexpected Party"