Posts tagged with: "Pace of Play"

READER SURVEY: Should PGA Tour Get Serious About Slow Play? View More
J.B. Holmes tees off at the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open, where he drew fans' ire with a particularly slow performance. (Photo Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

READER SURVEY: Should PGA Tour Get Serious About Slow Play?

Every so often, a PGA Tour player runs afoul of acceptable pace-of-play standards. Penalties for these players are rare, but that does not mean the competitors are totally in the clear. The wrath of Tour fans can be seen on social media. J.B. Holmes kicked up a dust storm when…

QUICK TAKE: Shot Clock Tourney A Hot Topic In China

QUICK TAKE: Shot Clock Tourney A Hot Topic In China

SHANGHAI | Henrik Stenson, for one, is fascinated by the idea of the Shot Clock Masters, which is to be played next June at the Diamond Club in Austria and is designed to knock 45 minutes off a round. In truth, everyone is talking about the newfangled European Tour event…

QUICK TAKE: Ben Crane Picks Up the Pace View More
Ben Crane, once known as one of the PGA Tour's slowest players, says he's gotten faster. Photo Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images

QUICK TAKE: Ben Crane Picks Up the Pace

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Here’s an unpopular opinion: Pace of play on the PGA Tour is actually getting faster.   Ben Crane, notorious for his sloth-like pace, believes it wholeheartedly. After opening the Honda Classic with a 4-under 66, Crane conveyed a sense of optimism that the game’s pace…