People will always enjoy playing the sport of golf, but will pro golf survive in its current form?
- Big-time sponsor Stanford Financial turned out to be gigantic fraud.
- Friedman Billings Ramsey (FBR) another major sponsor is getting out of the sport.
- Buick, which sponsors like six tournaments and used to sponsor Tiger is Buick, whose parent company, GM (GM) might be bankrupt any day now.
- The core middle aged white guy banker demographic is getting killed.
You could go on and on. Tim Finchem, the head of the PGA says they’re not in panic mode yet, but come on isn’t golf screwed?
Someone please argue otherwise.