24 Jul '14, 4pm

Dick's Fires 500 PGA Pros...and it's only the beginning

OK lets start trying to really place the responsibility for this mess we have gotten in. By the way Tony- if you were “complacent” you would somehow be standing idly by watching the industry die, the word you were searching fot was “complicit”, I expect proper usage from a “media expert”, haha. Everyone in the industry from 1995 up until today has contributed to the shitstorm that is sweeping Golf. Freddy and Norman’s popularity coincided with an economy that spurred an expansion of facilities that far outpaced the real growth of golf participation, but the high end real estate venues sold well enough to fuel every penny-anny hustler to attempt to enter the race for the buck! Along came Tiger and the golf channel and soon the industry guru’s, the PGA of America, and those evil bastards at the USGA became solid believers in their own bullshit. Marketing became the game, “Hi...

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