Sport: Target Golf

In golf, one ordinarily expects the low-scorer to win. Under a new system, high man wins.

They call it "target" golf and they played it one day last week over the rolling course at Moor Park, England. Five score of the world's ablest professional linksmen were on hand to give it a trial, coveting £1,000 of prize money.

Huge circles were marked off on the fairways where the course's architect had calculated that tee-shots should come to rest. They were concentric circles, the smallest, inner one yielding nine points to the player driving his...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!