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Golfimbul

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[[Image:SBG - Golfimbul mounted.gif|thumb|'''Golfimbul''' as visualized by the [[Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game]]]]
 
[[Image:SBG - Golfimbul mounted.gif|thumb|'''Golfimbul''' as visualized by the [[Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game]]]]
 
'''Golfimbul''' was an [[Orc]]-chieftain of [[Mount Gram]], who led a band of his [[Orcs]] in an invasion of the [[Shire]] in [[Third Age 2747]]. He was met at the [[Northfarthing]] of [[the Shire]], and defeated, at the [[Battle of Greenfields]] by [[Bandobras Took|Bandobras "Bullroarer" Took]]. 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.
 
'''Golfimbul''' was an [[Orc]]-chieftain of [[Mount Gram]], who led a band of his [[Orcs]] in an invasion of the [[Shire]] in [[Third Age 2747]]. He was met at the [[Northfarthing]] of [[the Shire]], and defeated, at the [[Battle of Greenfields]] by [[Bandobras Took|Bandobras "Bullroarer" Took]]. 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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==References==
 
==References==
 
* [[The Hobbit]], "[[An Unexpected Party]]" pg. 26
 
* [[The Hobbit]], "[[An Unexpected Party]]" pg. 26
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==See Also==
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*[[:Category:Images of Golfimbul|Images of Golfimbul]]
  
 
[[Category:Orcs]]
 
[[Category:Orcs]]

Revision as of 07:25, 24 May 2009

Golfimbul
Orc
Biographical Information
Date of deathT.A 2747
Physical Description
RaceOrcs
GenderMale
Golfimbul as visualized by the Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game

Golfimbul was an Orc-chieftain of Mount Gram, who led a band of his Orcs in an invasion of the Shire in Third Age 2747. He was met at the Northfarthing of the Shire, and defeated, at the Battle of Greenfields by Bandobras "Bullroarer" Took. 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.

Etymology

"fimbul" is Old Norse for "great".

References

See Also