Architects are giving more of a nod toward building shorter golf courses, that is, courses with fewer holes, even as few as seven holes. Global Golf Post for Nov. 13 promoted an “Architectural Issue,” that discussed the trend. Given the increased demands on one’s time these days, the opportunity to get in a quick seven holes, or nine, or even 12 is something that could help the game as it copes with dwindling numbers. The main article is by John Steinbreder. Give it a read to see what’s up with the new direction in golf.