Orc-leader of the Misty Mountains during the 2700s of the Third Age. Golfimbul led an army of Mountain Orcs from Mount Gram to the Northfarthing of the Shire in 2747 of the Third Age. Bandobras Took, a Hobbit of the Shire, led an army of Hobbits to defeat Golfimbul's force. Bandobras Took defeated Golfimbul in the Battle of Greenfields. Bandobras hit Golfimbul's head off with a club, and his head traveled at least 100 yards, landing in a rabbit-hole. This was apparently how Golf was invented in Middle-Earth.
The Hobbit: "An Unexpected Party," page 26
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