Goblin (Orc) King and Chieftain of the Goblins of Mount Gram. d. TA 2747.

In the year TA 2747 he led a band of goblins (orcs) in an invasion of the Shire. He was beaten at the Battle of Greenfields by a group of Hobbits led by Bandobras Took. Bandobras, also known as 'Bullroarer', routed the Orcs by knocking Golfimbul's head clean off with a mighty swing of his club. Legend has it that the head rolled into a rabbit-hole and this became the idea behind the game of Golf
Encyclopedia entry originally written by Nienna-of-the-Valar