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Not playing “Ready Golf” is the Top Reason for Slow Play on Course

Seattle, Wash. (Sept 9, 2013)

72% of golfers say not playing “Ready Golf” is the main reason for slow play on the golf course according to over 2,000 respondents to a recent survey from a popular golf website.

“Some golfers need to realize that they aren’t Tiger Woods on the golf course,” exclaimed one respondent. “On a public course, golfers should have the etiquette to approach their ball, pull a club, hit, and continue on.”

Another 50% of respondents claimed taking additional practice shots are the reason for slow play on the course.

“I have watched someone line up, take four practice swings, get ready to hit his ball, and then back away and take more practice swings,” said another respondent. “This is not the PGA.”

2,035 completed the survey from, a top seller of golf equipment and apparel.

To read more about this survey, visit Slow Play

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