Give writer Chris Sorensen marks for persistence.
The main motivators for his current argument is Nike Golf’s decision to get out of clubs/golf balls/bags and concentrate on apparel/footwear and the rumour that Golfsmith/Golf Town will file for bankruptcy protection.
Oh, by the way, he points out that rounds are up, according to stats from the National Golf Course Owners Association.
Sorensen isn’t the only member of the media writing obituaries on the game. Here is one from Drew Harwell of the Washington Post.