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10 Things About Slow Play

With pace of play discussion rampant, a quick summary of all things S-L-O-W in golf

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10. Slow Play Is Not A Quick Fix

So if everyone is against slow play, why does the problem persist? Perhaps it's because there's no simple solution. At the recreational level, golf is an expensive sport -- both in a monetary sense, and in the time we set aside for it. With such a high value attached to the game, many golfers -- regardless of what they say -- don't want to feel like they're being rushed. Throw in tour golf where one hurried shot might be the difference between a seven-figure paycheck and something much less, and slow play is a lot like the weather: everyone talks about it, but no one is really willing to do anything about it.
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July 28, 2014

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