Recreation: Computer Golf

Once upon a time, golf was a form of exercise: 18 holes involved a cross-country hike of some 4 miles. The coming of the golf cart eliminated the walking, but the game was still a way of getting out into the open air. Now even this is unnecessary. A foursome in snowbound Maine may play Pinehurst at midnight without having to do more than stand up and swing.

This boon to mankind is another application of the omnipresent computer, developed by nongolfing Scientist Maximilian Richard Speiser from a system he had invented for tracking low-flying ballistic missiles. Speiser applied the...

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