GOLF: A DULL, BEAUTIFUL GAME THAT NEEDS SPEEDING UP

Vegging out, I watched a bit of the World Cup of Golf over the weekend and cheered yet another 2016 underdog – Denmark!! – to an upset win over…China and …France.  Who would have thought?  But what I really noticed is that, unlike most other sports games, golf has not only not speeded up but it is actually slowing down.  Which is a pity, because it is a difficult game played in beautiful locations, with great possibilities for luck to be involved in the result.  So I wondered – in the long gaps of time between shots – what could be done to speed up golf and make it interesting?Read More »