Jim Hyler, the President of the USGA is a strong proponent of cutting back on some of the manicuring of golf courses, controlling costs and playing a more hard, fast & running game. The following article by Bob Fagan is an interesting look at how we are, where we are;
I love the color green and all the implications that the word has for golf. Indeed, the term “greenkeeper” originally meant “keeper of the green”. (Notice, greenkeeper does not have an “s” in it.) The climate of the British Isles is full of rainfall and hence the color green makes perfectly good sense as to the natural conditions one discovers on their courses.
Here, in America, … Read more