This Game Is Fast, Furious and Foolish

Aylward, Larry
January 2004
Golfdom;Jan2004, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p10
Comments on the green speed contest among golf course superintendents. Negative implications of the contest for golf course maintenance; Reaction of Tim Moraghan, director of championship for the U.S. Golf Association to the contest; Genesis of the green speed contest; Problems facing the golf profession.


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