Letter to the Editor

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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The Jan. 17 edition of the "Weekly Vista" included an article in which the director of golf operations complained people are slipping onto golf courses without paying greens fees, particularly during shotgun starts. His answer is to implement a new system in which each golfer will be issued a color-coded and timestamped tag. He claims this tagging system will allow the play managers to identify the culprits who have snuck in "at a glance." Additionally, the time stamp will assist the play managers in maintaining the "pace of play." I offer a few observations and questions regarding the extent of the problem and his proposed solution.


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