"Keys to Eliminating Slow Play"

"Keys to Eliminating Slow Play," by Bill Yates, featured in Golf Business Magazine, September 2000. Bill offers surprising insights into how to avoid myths about what "slow" actually means.


[excerpt]  "Surprisingly, the question came from Eddie McDonald, senior ranger for St Andrews Links Trust. 'How do I really know what "slow play" is on the Old Course?' he asked me. Subjectively the answer has historically been anything over four hours. Today, however, the Pace Rating System developed by the USGA helps a course define slow play by providing objective data..."  --Author Bill Yates


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    Alice Plain, PGA, Director of Golf

    Vail Golf Club, Colorado
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    Predator Ridge Resort, British Columbia
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    St Andrews, Scotland

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