How do we combat long and slow rounds in golf?
A 5 hour round can make even the most dedicated golfers bitter and contemplate whether the rounds worth their time, let alone the price of admission.
Despite what is typically discussed during the round-table, the answer isn’t to cut your pre-shot routine in half, nor is the issue in the number of different angles you take to read the putt,
As you probably could have guessed from the title, the solution to slow play is to reduce the number of holes per round.
Let us tell you why.
As you probably could have guessed from the title, the solution to slow play is to reduce the number of holes per round. Let us tell you why...
1 In the increasingly fast-paced, time is everything. Asking 4 hours, for a “real round of golf” is preventing your average golfer from giving it a try.
2 It will take the pressure off the pace of play! Nothing is worse than playing with a partner rushing you through each shot. Understandably patience can run dry when it takes up half your day.
3 Makes each shot count that much more! Can you image how exciting it would be to have a final round with only 9 holes? It gets straight to the good part which will inevitably increase ratings.
Just like all the other sports, golf has to adapt with the times to maintain its share as one of the top played sports in the world. With our increasingly busy lives, 9 holes is the solution to improve golfs pace of play problem