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Golf & Business

Collectively, we're all going to be playing more golf this summer

By Mike Stachura The golf business has struggled thus far in 2014 because of bad weather, but a new study suggests better times are on the horizon. A report at last month’s National Golf...
Friday, 6/20/2014 at 8:36AM
Golf Tours & News / Voices

Ron Sirak: What the USGA should do to grow the game

New President Tom O'Toole said he's committed to make the game more accessible. Here's how he can start
February 12, 2014
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Grow the game but ban the long putter? You're kidding, right?

Two of three participants in Sunday's playoff, and the eventual winner, Bill Hass, used longer-than-standard putters. Word that the USGA may be re-thinking the rules regarding the anchoring of long putters, reported in Golf World's...
Friday, 2/17/2012 at 4:24PM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

C'mon, can playing "up" tees really help the game?

We got several letters about Jaime Diaz's story Barney Adams idea of playing "tour length" tees, which, according to Adams' calculations, would move most of us up. Tom Watson supported the idea in the June...
Wednesday, 5/25/2011 at 10:03PM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Golf's problem? It's the greens, stupid!

Golf Digest readers took note of Jaime Diaz's report on our 15-inch hole experiment at Pine Needles. These two correspondents supported the effort, but added suggestions of their own for making the game more enjoyable. The...
Wednesday, 5/18/2011 at 6:19PM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Gary Player: "Golf is suffering terribly."

In the midst of a sweet recollection of his first Masters victory 50 years ago, Gary Player yesterday took a sourer turn and, as a player and architect, addressed the 'distance problem' that he thinks...
Tuesday, 4/5/2011 at 5:59PM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Do antiquated rules hold our game back?

Could it be that the Rules of Golf, which seem to confound another tour player every week-- are also keeping potential players from taking up the game? Some of our readers think so. And these...
Wednesday, 3/16/2011 at 8:09AM
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