USGA Pace System
FAST PLAY GOLF
Fast Play Golf is a complete communication program on pace of play. The program includes:
Booklet: 24 illustrated pages of easy tips for golfers on picking up speed on the tee, fairway, and green. (3-5/8" x 6-1/2"). Available in bulk quantities of 25 or more. $42.95 (first 25) plus $1.70 per booklet, each additional.
Cart/Awareness Card: Clip-on 3-5/8" x 6" color card listing the Fast Play tips for efficient cart usage on one side and "The Dozen Ways to Fast Play Golf" on the other. Can be distributed to walkers or riders. $50 for 500.
Posters: A set of 2 illustrated 11" x 17" themes: "Test Yourself: Are You a Slow Player?" and "The Dozen Ways to Fast Play Golf." $4.95 per set of 2.
VHS Video: An 18-minute, on-course playing demonstration of time-wasters and time-savers. $39.95.
Fast Play Golf materials may be ordered through the USGA at 1-800-336-4446. Or write to the USGA Order Dept., P.O. Box 2000, Far Hills, NJ 07931-2000.
"Fast Play Makes Fast Friends." U.S. Open champions Amy Alcott and Fuzzy Zoeller demonstrate some simple yet effective ways to speed up the game. VHS, 15 minutes. $14.95; $10.95 USGA Members. Available from the USGA at
1-800-336-4446. Or write to the USGA Order Dept., P.O. Box 2000, Far Hills, NJ 07931-2000.
CERTIFIED FAST PLAY CONCEPTS, INC.<190>,
"Committed to the 3-1/2 Hour Round of Golf," conducts a two-hour, on-site instructional class for players that covers fast-play techniques, courtesy, and golf course respect. The instruction includes a video and a test. Successful students are registered as "Licensed Golfers." Certification in the Pittsburgh area includes a free round of golf at each of 22 participating courses. For further information, call (412) 854-GOLF (4653). Or write to Harvey R. Bower, CEO, Certified Fast Play
Concepts, Inc., 37 McMurray Rd., Suite 209, Pittsburgh, PA 15241.
SPEED OF PLAY RESEARCH REPORT
"Speed of Play Research Report," produced by the PGA of America in 1992, contains causes and solutions for slow play problems, with a focus on developing
better playing habits. For information, call (407) 624-8485. Or write to the PGA of America, 100 Avenue of Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410.