Mister Mickelson Fabulous Phil

Greed in Golf is Threatening This Great Game

1 9 mins 2 yrs

Tuning in to the golfosphere I am struck by the materialistic mania, which hovers around the top end of the tours. The American obsession with excessive consumption in all its manifestations is all too prevalent. The lives of the rich and fatuous are an adolescent obsession, with their focus on bloated  mansions, fast cars, big boats, and trophy wives. Elite golfers are painted as celebrity success stories leading perfect lives. Of course, anyone with any sense knows that these are fantasy projections. In life you develop new problems to go with your new lifestyle, everything is relative to wherever you are. Scratch a little deeper and you find human beings going about their business. Greed in golf is threatening this great game, with its excessive focus on money everywhere you look.