TITLE

War on Green Speeds

AUTHOR(S)
Shackelford, Geoff
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Golfdom;Aug2011, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights on the effects of high price equipment in the golf industry in the U.S. He argues that the manufacturers, who are free from the U.S. Golf Association (USGA) ruling interference, complain on the rules blocking their bottom line. Further, he says that the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional and July's U.S. Senior Open in Inverness, Scotland made him realize the pressure caused by the technology chase on putting surface speeds.
ACCESSION #
64734556

 

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