If you were feeling defeated yesterday by the realization that the world record for speed golfing a 500-yard hole is under one minute, here's some consolation: it was a typo. The world record is actually a vastly more manageable one minute and 50.6 seconds. So don't abandon your speed golf dreams just yet. Thanks to the reader who pointed out the error.
Ben Alberstadt, Your Editor
Golfweek's Dan Kilbridge looks back at year filled with controversy in abundance.
There are 359 Donald Ross designs in the U.S., and a man from North Carolina played every single one of them.
"Golf lost a friend this week, and I did, too," writes Joe Passov. "On Sunday, Dec. 17, Las Vegas's 12-year-old Wynn Golf Club closed for good. It died with a whimper, without fanfare or a funeral."