Thursday, February 21, 2008


Golfing down by 30% in one golf demographic category. Not quite people and nature, but close and a good indicator of how things are going--away from the outdoors.

Wind Watch Golf Club a couple of weeks ago, golf aficionados all, wondered out loud about the reasons. Was it the economy? Changing family dynamics? A glut of golf courses? A surfeit of etiquette rules — like not letting people use their cellphones for the four hours it typically takes to play a round of 18 holes?

Or was it just the four hours?