Slow Play: It's Killing Golf
Luke Donald and Others Say It's Time to Pick Up the Pace
By: Rob Doster | 6/25/12, 5:38 PM EDT
The United States Golf Association and the PGA of America are fighting an uphill battle against slow play. They say five-hour rounds of golf are killing the game. People are quitting because they don’t have the time necessary to play. The two organizations have come up with all sorts of ideas to speed up play: 12-hole courses and the “Tee it Forward” program, promoting amateur hackers to move up a set of tees to make the game easier, more enjoyable and ultimately quicker to play.
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