Wouldn't you like to see a response from the Society of Hickory Golfers to the USGA's Distance Study? It'd be a clever bit of PR: "We need to roll the ball back to the featherie to play the game the way it was meant to be played!"
Your Editor, Ben Alberstadt
Bill Haas was a passenger in a fatal car accident outside Riviera on Feb. 13 that took the life of a friend, Mark Gibello. Haas is making his first start since the accident. Doug Ferguson with an excellent piece.
A roundup of (skeptical) responses from the various vested interests.
Buried under the avalanche of back and forth about distance at the pro level: Amateurs at the test sites picked up an average 8 yards of distance off the tee, going from 200 yards in 1996 to 208 yards in 2017.