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A 1-2 solution for slow play in golf

Continuous putting, a la the short-lived rule from the late 1960s, would help, as would fewer reasons to mark the golf ball

There are a couple of easy fixes to slow play on the greens:

1. Bring back the late-1960s continuous-putting rule for stroke play.

2. Treat the ball on the green the same as it’s treated through the green. Don’t touch it unless it’s in another player’s line. When marked, it can’t be cleaned and has to be replaced as it was.

Charlie Jurgonis
Fairfax, Va.

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