• Before and after photos show how dead golf courses are being transformed into housing, parks, and flood protection systems

    9 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Golf is steadily losing players. When the Sports & Fitness Industry Association released data on the number of players in 2015, it showed the sport's lowest point in recent memory.
    More than 800 golf courses have closed across the United States in the past decade, and millennials don't appear to be as interested in the sport as generations past.
    Shifts in work culture and the economy are partly responsible for this decline in popularity, as more people are working long hours and no longer have as much time to invest in golf.
    But there's an upside to these closures: lots and lots of new...
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