April 19, 2016 – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette by Elizabeth Bloom
Golf might be in decline but not so much in W. Pa.
“The headlines have been nothing short of funereal.
Golf is dead, they say. Or at least it’s in the decline. You can thank the Great Recession for that. Generational change. Or credit Tiger, whose spectacular rise was outdone only by his disastrous fall, mirroring the decline of golf’s popularity. Maybe, some say, the fault lies with the sport, which is too slow, too expensive, too elitist and too hard to learn.
Travis Lindsay doesn’t pay attention to those headlines, the statistics and trend lines that predict golf’s demise.” Read the full Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article.