JOINT STATEMENT FROM THE GOLF UNION OF ICELAND & EDWIN ROALD

EARTH DAY, 22 APRIL 2017

Iceland abandons 18-hole requirement for golf championships

In a pioneering move to inspire responsible resource use and respond to changing lifestyles, The Golf Union of Iceland has struck all reference to hole counts from its championship criteria. ...

Can golf survive in the modern era?

by Sean Ingle, The Guardian

Will golf's future emerge from Iceland?

by Tony Dear, LINKS Magazine

Does golf really need to be 18 holes?

by Rod Morri, iSeekGolf.com

Breaking the Mold

by David Gould, Golf Business

The Case for 12-to-15-Hole Golf

by Jay Stuller, The A Position

"I believe that the eighteen hole principle is no longer relevant considering the way we live today and that we should think openly about the idea of allowing each golf course to have its own unique number of holes, based entirely on the available terrain."

READ EDWIN ROALD'S ARTICLE ON R&A WEBSITE

Reconsidering the

18-hole principle

Speaking to Jason McKenzie

on Bogey Nights on ESPN 104.5

Interview on TalkinGolf Radio

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