Traditionally if you wanted to play golf you would join a club and play in competitions to get a handicap. This would let you play in more competitions and you would normally play the same course week after week…
Times are changing.
As more limitations are placed on our personal recreation time many people now want to play with a group of friends for fun – not with a group of strangers in a competition.
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