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USGA Promotes Shorter Rounds With Second Annual Play9 Day

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 15

The USGA today is “celebrating the joys of a nine-hole round with its second annual Play9 Day.” The organization has “committed to promoting the experience year-round, but specifically for one day each summer.” A focus of the Play9 effort is emphasizing that "beginners can ea...

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