Management Practices and Policies


By USGA
July 11, 2013

The causes of slow play are shared by both golfers and facilities. Just as there are steps that players can take to reduce the duration of a round, golf courses can institute policies to speed up play, which will not only further the enjoyment of their customers, but also help the bottom line of the facilities.

Here are some articles that examine the ways that a golf facility can improve pace of play at its course. We will continue to add articles, so check back frequently.

USGA: 2013 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Pace of Play Policy >>
Case Study: Pebble Beach Golf Links >>
Golf Course Management: Improving Your Pace of Play >>
Golf Channel: Improving Pace of Play - Five Entities That Are Doing It Right >> 
Golf Channel: GC Am Tour's Pace-of-Play Policy Very Effective >>
The Met Golfer: Setting the Pace During Competitions >>
Golf Magazine: How to Spot a Five-Hour Course >>
Golf World: How Rangers Can Address Pace of Play >>
Golf Shop Operations: Control Slow Play to Retain Customers >>
Golf Business: Keys to Eliminating Slow Play >>
Golf Business: Eye on the Clock >> 
Golf Journal: Range Rovers >>

 

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We hope to share your tips, techniques and tales with other golfers and facilities. Please click the link below to email us your solutions for pace of play. Thank you for your contributions to promote improved pace of play.

 

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