Columnists: Prose from the Pros

The U.S. golfer supports a costly habit. Last year, playing on seven thou sand golf courses, he lost or disfigured 60 million golf balls, invested more than $110 million in golf equipment and, if he had the cash left, took lessons to improve his game. If he could not afford an average $15 an hour for personal advice from a pro, the addicted duffer got the word anyway — in the nation's newspapers. Season after season, it is dispensed by experts in the sports sections of the daily press.

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