Episode 52: An antidote to the pandemic
Golf in the U.S. has made big strides with participation among otherwise shut-in Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. “The Match: Champions for Charity” energized viewers with the spirited play of winners Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in a matchup of PGA Tour and NFL stars. And, about all that money and energy that the industry spends on trying to grow the game? Perhaps the message should be simpler, Alex Miceli suggests: At its essence, golf promotes an active, healthy outdoor lifestyle.