If golf has an Achilles heel, it’s time. Wait Loss.
It’s an issue on the PGA Tour. It’s an issue when managing a golf course and a problem with both public and private play around the globe. Overall, It’s an issue that doesn’t help the game.
Don’t get me wrong, though. I am not calling for sprinting to your ball while madly multi-tasking practice swings. Nor do I beckon you to scream at the foursome in front of your group, which may be in the midst of a trio of penalty strokes and a couple of lost balls.
Who hasn’t had a hole like that? It happens. Relax. Tell a joke.
Normal pace is ideal for me. Avoid the time wasters and take advantage of the little things to keep the pace up. An example might be keeping an extra ball marker in your pocket. And if your buddy hits a nice sand shot but right in someone’s line, go mark it for him while he does some raking.
Leave your cart or drive to your ball when appropriate while your passenger deals with his shot. Trust me; you’ll find each other.
There are tons of timesavers. I like the ones that aren’t blatantly obvious and don’t deter from keeping golf fun.
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GolfToons – Wait Loss
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Play Fast, Replace all the ball marks you can find, and keep your ball on the short grass.