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Opinion: Pace of Play # 2 – Designated Shot Watchers –
By Wayne Halm –
In my last Pace of Play (PoP) post I promised ideas for achieving four and a half hour rounds – the Designated Shot Watcher idea will move golfers toward that goal.
Frequently I take on this responsibility unasked. I watch everyone’s shots, make mental note of the position of any balls off the fairway, and lead the player to it. Most of the time this is unnecessary – but when it is needed it greatly improves the PoP.
As much as I might like to, I can’t play golf with everyone. I believe the Designated Shot Watcher idea needs to be formalized into the game.
I think golf courses should add another column to their scorecards. There should be spaces for the players name and the name of the Designated Shot Watcher. Each player should…
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