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6 golf club rules that are holding the game back

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The game of golf has come a long way over the past few decades and golf clubs have largely evolved over time with the aim of attracting and satisfying a new generation of players with different outlooks and expectations.

The days of men-only bars and the requirement to wear knee-high socks with shorts are almost entirely over, but some clubs still cling to slightly archaic principles that are overly prescriptive and can feel discriminatory or retrograde. For golf to thrive in the future, clubs must offer full inclusion and remove all rules that make the sport feel stuffy and timeless. This is the image we must lose. Here are 6 golf club rules that are holding the game back.

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