Look To Youth For Pace Of Play Cure

AJGA Sets Standard For Speedier Golf
youth on course kids

Pace of play is clearly still a big deal in the game of golf as 2020 gets rolling. First there’s this week’s PGA Tour announcement that they’ll put individual players on the clock rather than entire groups (are you listening, J.B. Holmes and Jordan Spieth?), jack up fines for repeated offenses against a 120-second per-shot Read more…

The Old Course Thrives On Fast Play

Under Four Hours Is Plenty Of Time To Savor Its Charms

The Old Course at St. Andrews has been around far too long, and deserves far too much respect, to put up with slow play. So it doesn’t, nor should it. Nor should the several hundred lucky, determined and delighted golfers who get to play it each day, and pay handsomely for the opportunity. They shouldn’t Read more…

Four Slow Play Rules For The Rest Of Us

If Tour Pros Can Be Fined, So Should We
One-length irons player Bryson DeChambeau

Looking at the golf landscape as summer slides into fall 2019, I can see that this whole slow play thing is still, well, a thing. In fact, it’s enough of a thing that the European Tour is taking direct and decisive action to stem the molasses-like flow of many players in the throes of competition. Read more…