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Noonan! Golf Industry Leaders Experimenting With 15-Inch Holes To Drive Interest

04 / 22 / 14

An "internal rebellion" in golf has led to alternative forms of the game with "new equipment, new rules and radical changes to courses," according to Bill Pennington of the N.Y. TIMES. The goal is to "alter the game’s reputation in order to recruit lapsed golfers and a younger demographic." Am...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

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