A Bogey for Dick's

Last week, Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) announced that it is laying off over 400 professional golf instructors, blaming a "continued, significant decline" in sales of golf equipment. According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, the number of U.S. citizens who play at least one round of golf per year has declined for five consecutive years.

Why is this happening? Some point to the declining play of superstar Tiger Woods, who for years dominated the professional circuit and drew tremendous interest to the sport. Others say it's because millennials don't play golf. The game is too slow, takes too long and therefore it doesn't hold their interest. ...292 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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