A recent NPR feature raised the horrifying possibility of too few golfers to support existing golf courses. Many are closing, some 800 over the past decade. What does this portend? More condos? More parkland? Higher green fees at existing courses? Who knows?
There are more golf courses in the U.S. than anywhere else – about 2 million acres of green space all told. But there aren’t enough golfers to keep them all in business. Wisconsin Public Radio’s Phoebe Petrovic reports on the consequences.