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. ...
by Sean Ingle, The Guardian
by Tony Dear, LINKS Magazine
Does golf really need to be 18 holes?
by Rod Morri, iSeekGolf.com
by David Gould, Golf Business
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."
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