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Roland Merullo column draws praise, criticism and invites!

Nobody touches the soul of the game, or of Golf World readers, like novelist and avid weekender Roland Merullo. His recent column in on the distinctly different benefits of public and private golf drew loads...
Monday, 4/30/2012 at 5:20PM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Reader quits golf. Here's why.

We don't get many of these letters. Those who write us are, for the most part, wedded to the game, addicted in some cases, obsessed with getting better. Not reader Dean Wilson, who, by the...
Wednesday, 1/18/2012 at 9:28AM
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Here's a slow-play memo you might want to borrow

The topic of slow play came up again last week in Hawaii, where it took longer to play a hole at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions than it does to roast a luau pig. Luke...
Saturday, 1/14/2012 at 9:37AM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Can you add to our "18 Most Annoying Golfers" ?'s slideshow on the game's 18 Most Annoying Golfers has generated tons of page views, loads of comment and even a tweet by Dustin Johnson. Now Geoff Shackelford challenges his readers to come up with...
Thursday, 12/29/2011 at 11:31AM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Reader's encounter with rudeness raises question. We respond.

On-course lack of etiquette, including but not limited to slow play, is the bane of our game, and the source of many, many letters. This one today, for example. I visited a very nice Southern golf...
Wednesday, 11/30/2011 at 6:24PM
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It's not cheating to make the game easy for beginners!

We continue to get lots of interest in our Beginners Guide, which indicates that there are many visitors who want to take up, or intensify your involvement, in the game. We've also got dozens...
Wednesday, 7/6/2011 at 9:57AM
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Blue jeans at the Presidents Cup? Why not, says this reader.

We were taken by this letter from an Arkansas reader, commenting on Fred Couples' suggestion (rejected) that one element of the Presidents Cup clothing line be jeans. Her argument won't fly at our Connecticut club,...
Sunday, 6/26/2011 at 9:26PM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Tee it Forward: Bah Humbug!

The USGA and the PGA of America are promoting the idea that golfers will have more fun, play faster and score better if they play tees more appropriate to their games--that is, play forward from...
Monday, 5/30/2011 at 1:32PM
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Stina, you "bailed out"on pace-of-play bullies!

The Rory Sabbatini/ Sean O'Hair contretemps, reportedly ignited over the pace of O'Hair's play, is repeated daily at courses all over the country, hares being hares and tortoises being tortoises. When editor Stina Sternberg, in...
Friday, 5/6/2011 at 4:24PM
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Private club rules: Where change worked

We've heard from a lot of private club members about Jerry Tarde's opinion in the October issue that clubs need to consider changing rules and regulations that turn off potential members, no matter how well-meaning...
Wednesday, 10/20/2010 at 6:23PM
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